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Latest arrangements for Labour Department public services
     To align with the implementation of targeted measures to reduce social contact and measures for infection control as well as the gradual resumption of more public services from March 2 in an orderly manner as announced by the Government on February 27, the Labour Department (LD) will resume its various public services in phases. Details of the latest arrangements for its services with effect from March 2 are as follows:
     Branch offices under the Labour Relations Division, job centres and industry-based recruitment centres under the Employment Services Division, Selective Placement Division regional offices, Youth Employment Start, Youth Employment and Training Programme offices, the Employees’ Compensation Division, the Supplementary Labour Division, the Registry of Trade Unions and the Employment Agencies Administration will resume their counter services on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
     The Boilers and Pressure Vessels Division will resume the organisation of the examination for the Certificate of Competency (boiler/steam receiver operator).
     Kwun Tong Occupational Health Clinic will be open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and Fanling Occupational Health Clinic on Tuesday and Thursday.
     Occupational Medicine Units will contact those who have made service appointments and provide them with the necessary services by phone, and will prepare for the gradual resumption of counter services.
     The Job Expo for the Elderly and Rehabilitation Services scheduled to be held in MacPherson Stadium in Mong Kok on March 18 and 19 will be postponed with details to be announced later.
     The LD will continue to review the situation and make announcements as appropriate.
     For enquiries, members of the public can call the LD's 24-hour enquiry hotline at 2717 1771 (the hotline is operated by 1823), or email the department at enquiry@labour.gov.hk.
Ends/Saturday, February 29, 2020
Issued at HKT 14:00
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