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Latest arrangements for Labour Department public services
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     In light of the extension of the special work arrangements for government employees for one week until August 9, the Labour Department (LD) today (July 31) announced that the LD will continue to provide emergency services and essential public services during this period.

     All counter services of the department will be suspended. Two Occupational Health Clinics and Occupational Medicine Units will be closed. Those who have made service appointments will be individually informed of the alternative arrangements. 

     The LD encourages members of the public to make use of the department's online services and to file enquiries and requests for service by email at [email protected].

     Job seekers can use the Interactive Employment Service Website (www.jobs.gov.hk) for job search purposes. The LD's Telephone Employment Service Centre, all Job Centres and industry-based Recruitment Centres also provide enquiry and employment services by telephone (telephone numbers are shown at www.jobs.gov.hk/1/0/WebForm/information/en/our_service/info_jobcentres.aspx) during office hours from Monday to Friday (9am to 1pm and 2pm to 5.30pm).

     Applicants for issue of licence or renewal of licence of employment agency may submit their applications to the office of the Employment Agencies Administration by post (Unit 906, 9/F, One Mong Kok Road Commercial Centre, 1 Mong Kok Road, Kowloon) or email ([email protected]).

     For information about employment rights and benefits, members of the public may browse the LD's website at www.labour.gov.hk/eng/faq/content.htm.

     Due to the special work arrangements, the processing time for various enquiries and applications may take longer than usual.

     The LD will review the situation in due course and make further announcements as appropriate. 
 
Ends/Friday, July 31, 2020
Issued at HKT 16:20
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