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Hong Kong: Recruitment and selection
Note: Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. It has a high degree of autonomy and its own legal system, including in the area of employment law.
- Direct and indirect discrimination in recruitment and selection for employment is prohibited on various grounds. (See Discrimination)
- The inclusion of certain information and provisions in job advertisements is prohibited. (See Advertising vacancies)
- There are various rules relating to the collection and use of information from job applicants. (See Selection)
- A job offer constitutes a contract of employment once it has been accepted by the applicant. (See Job offers)
- There are various rules regarding work carried out by children and young people. (See Young people and children)
- All people without a right of abode in Hong Kong require an employment visa to work there, which must be obtained before they start employment. (See Foreign nationals)
- Employers must keep a record of the pay and employment history of each employee, covering the period of his or her employment during the preceding 12 months. (See Record keeping)
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