HELP for Domestic Workers, formerly Helpers for Domestic Helpers, provides free advice and assistance on employment, immigration and human rights issues to domestic workers in Hong Kong. Every domestic worker in Hong Kong, irrespective of race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation or gender, should have access to justice and receive equal and fair treatment before the law.

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Since 1989, HELP for Domestic Workers has been a pillar of the community, assisting more than 25,000 foreign domestic workers with countless court proceedings and recouping millions of dollars of payment.

Did you know that the maximum placement fee an agency can charge a domestic worker is 10% of their first month's salary (around HK$441)?

HELP has seen cases where unscrupulous agencies have charged placement fees of up to HK$50,000. Get up to speed on the key issues for foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong. Read now »

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