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Thirteen nominations for Labour Advisory Board Election of Employee Representatives
     The election of five employee representatives to the Labour Advisory Board (LAB) for the next two-year term commencing on January 1, 2023, will be held on November 12 (Saturday) at Mei Foo Community Hall, 1/F, Mei Foo Government Complex, 33 Mei Lai Road, Sham Shui Po. The Labour Department received 13 valid nominations of candidates from employee unions registered under the Trade Unions Ordinance during the nomination period from September 19 to October 11, 2022.

     The candidates, listed in the order of receipt of nomination forms by the Labour Department, are:

* Mr Chong Yuk-shing
Hong Kong Security Guards Alliance

* Mr Hugo Kan Kwok-leung
Alliance of Construction Industry Technical, Clerical and Managerial Staff

* Ms Julie Lai Mei-chu
Rights Association of Hawker Control Officers

* Mr Lin Wai-ming
Hong Kong Construction Industry Professional Plant-Operators and Mechanics' Association

* Mr Lam Wai-kong
Motor Transport Workers General Union

* Ms Tam Kam-lin
The Federation of Hong Kong & Kowloon Labour Unions

* Ms Lai Na
Hong Kong Social Welfare Employees Association

* Mr Jacky Ko Chung-kit
KOL Workers Association

* Mr Lo Tai-chi
Hong Kong & Kowloon Restaurant & Cafe Workers General Union

* Mr Lam Chi-sing
Hong Kong Construction and Engineering Personnel Association

* Mr Siu Tak-hung
Hong Kong Environmental Protection Industry Staff Union

* Mr Lo Chak-man
Acting President,
Government Educational Staff Union

* Mr Fung Chuen-chung
Hong Kong Civil Servants General Union

       A total of 868 employee unions registered as electors have appointed authorised representatives to vote in this election. The electors will soon be informed in writing of the candidate list and detailed proceedings of the election day. Authorised representatives may cast votes at the polling station at Mei Foo Community Hall, 1/F, Mei Foo Government Complex, between 9am and 5pm on the election day of November 12.

       Candidates will be present on the election day to supervise the counting of votes. The Assistant Commissioner for Labour (Development) will act as the Returning Officer.

       The respective lists of candidates and electors with authorised representatives appointed as well as the election rules and procedures are available on the homepage of the Labour Department (www.labour.gov.hk/eng/news/LAB_Election2022.htm). Enquiries on matters relating to this election can be made at 2852 4024.

       The LAB is a tripartite consultative body comprising representatives of employees and employers to advise the Commissioner for Labour on labour matters. 
Ends/Friday, October 21, 2022
Issued at HKT 15:00
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