Equal Opportunities Commission


E-news Issue 257


Issue 257 | 17/05/2021

160 organisations recognised under inaugural Equal Opportunity Employer Recognition Scheme

On 14 May 2021, the EOC officially announced the results of its inaugural Equal Opportunity Employer Recognition Scheme at an awards presentation ceremony held in the EOC office. Officiating at the ceremony as the Guest of Honour was the Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs, Mr Erick TSANG Kwok-wai, IDSM, JP...

EOC Chairperson calls on Government to track progress of measures supporting non-Chinese students

The Audit Commission recently released a report on education support for non-Chinese-speaking (NCS) students, echoing many of the concerns the EOC has raised in the past, including the need for periodic monitoring of the implementation of support measures and better capacity-building of teachers teaching Chinese as a second language. To further raise awareness of the issues, EOC Chairperson, Mr Ricky CHU Man-kin published an article in Hong Kong Free Press, Hong Kong Economic Journal, Inmedia and Stand News this month...

Anti-harassment posters on display at MTR stations

During 1-14 May 2021, the EOC put up posters at nearly 60 MTR stations to raise awareness of the protections against sexual harassment, disability harassment and racial harassment in common workplaces under the Sex Discrimination Ordinance, Disability Discrimination Ordinance and Race Discrimination Ordinance respectively...

Sign up for virtual conference “Strategies for Carer Diversity”

Baptist Oi Kwan Social Service CARE College will organise a virtual conference entitled “Strategies for Carer Diversity” on 28 May 2021, funded by The Community Chest of Hong Kong...