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Maids are underpaid but their economic clout is growing

Over the past decade the minimum monthly wage of foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong has only grown by 23% to HK$4,310 (US$552) from HK$3,480. Despite rising by about 2% a year, this has failed to match inflation and rising living costs. While domestic workers have found their purchasing power shrinking due to inflation, some Hong […]

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