Coronavirus Hong Kong: sacked Cathay workers say reasons to avoid vaccines ignored, experts urge more staff awareness; city confirms 3 new imported cases

Published Sep 19 2021 at 8:45 AM GMT
  • Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific made waves this month for firing a cancer survivor, a breastfeeding mother and an employee with a heart problem, among those it sacked for failing to get vaccinated against Covid-19.
  • In the ensuing debate on labour rights and health protection during a pandemic, Equal Opportunities Commission chairman Ricky Chu Man-kin cautioned the airline against brushing aside employees’ health-related concerns and potentially breaching the Disability Discrimination Ordinance….



  • Published Sep 19, 2021 8:45 AM GMT