Asked by : Hon LAU Kong-wah
Replied by : Secretary for Education and Manpower
As many students seek short-term employment during the summer holidays ("summer jobs"), will the Government inform this Council:
|a.|| In the past five years, the Labour Department (LD) has not received any complaints about summer jobs.
|b. & c.|| Every year, the LD organizes a series of publicity activities to remind young job seekers of matters that they should pay attention to when choosing their summer jobs and enhance their awareness of relevant labour legislation. Measures and activities for this year include:
Regular publicity campaigns are launched by the Hong Kong Police Force to remind students of necessary precautions against falling victim to deceptions in seeking summer jobs. For instance, one of the selected anti-crime themes of this summer's Crime Prevention Campaign is "employment traps for young job seekers". Posters and leaflets will be displayed and distributed during the Campaign to maximize publicity and to provide guidelines for young job seekers.