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Title: Flexible employment in Hong Kong : trends and patterns in comparative perspective
Authors: Chiu, Stephen
So, Alvin Y.
Tam, May
Keywords: Flexible employment
Hong Kong
Institutional approach
Employment protection
Issue Date: 2008
Citation: Asian Survey, v.48, iss. 4, p. 673-702, July-Aug 2008
Abstract: Through analyzing primary and secondary data, this paper argues that flexible employment practices in Hong Kong are largely employer-driven. This feature is explicable by the low level of government intervention in industrial relations, the development of the labor movement, and the Asian fi nancial crisis that accentuated employers’ prerogatives in employment relations.
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