A migrant workers’ group on Sunday criticized the administration’s choice to limit unique overseas home workers to serving their quarantine at a single hotel or an executive facility, pronouncing the measures amount to “segregation”.
Officers opened the manner for fully-vaccinated helpers to shuttle from Indonesia and the Philippines closing Monday, however they must exhaust 21 days at a selected hotel in Tsuen Wan or on the Penny’s Bay centre.
Labor minister Law Chi-kwong had earlier explained that the transfer became most major to minimize any seemingly health risks and be particular an sufficient provide of quarantine products and services for other of us returning to the SAR.
However the spokeswoman for the Asian Migrants Coordinating Physique, Dolores Balladares, known as the blueprint unfair and discriminatory.
“Why handiest overseas home workers?” she puzzled.
“It gives us a contemplating that we’re virus carriers and therefore we would be set in one cage or one space so that you can show screen you every now after which.”
Balladares known as on the authorities to discontinuance targeting home helpers, pronouncing it’d be extra acceptable for them to designate advise hotels for all travelers coming from excessive-distress areas.