Through analyzing primary and secondary data, this paper argues that flexible employment practices in Hong Kong are largely employer-driven. This feature is explicable by the low level of government intervention in industrial relations, the development of the labor movement, and the Asian financial crisis that accentuated employers' prerogatives in employment relations. Copyright © 2008 by The Regents of the University of California.
CitationChiu, S. W. K., So, A. Y., & Tam, M. Y.-M. (2008). Flexible employment in Hong Kong: Trends and patterns in comparative perspective. Asian Survey, 48(4), 673-702. doi: 10.1525/as.2008.48.4.673
- Flexible employment
- Hong Kong
- Institutional approach
- Employment protection