About the CharterAbout the Charter


The objective of the Good Employer Charter 2020 is to continuously encourage employers of different trades and scale (including small and medium enterprises) to adopt employee-oriented and progressive good human resource management practices. Employers should also formulate family-friendly employment policies by assessing different family responsibilities borne by their employees and help them fulfil their work and family needs simultaneously to create a family-friendly harmonious workplace.


All private organisations, public bodies (excluding government bureaux and departments), employer associations / trade unions / professional bodies, and non-government organisations / social enterprises / educational institutions in Hong Kong are eligible to participate. Participating organisations are required to provide copy of relevant documents for authentication (e.g. Business Registration Certificate, Certificate of Incorporation or other documents).

Content of the Charter

Participating Organisations of the Charter pledge to be an employee-oriented employer and adopt good human resource management practices of relevant aspects.

Participating organisations that intend to use the newly added “Family-friendly Good Employer” logo should also submit relevant information on the details and effectiveness of their adopted family-friendly employment practices for consideration by the Panel of Judges.

How to ApplyHow to Apply

Please complete the enrolment form and attach additional information as appropriate and return it to the Labour Department on or before 31 March 2020 by one of the following means. Late application will not be accepted:

By mail: Workplace Consultation Promotion Division, Labour Department
Room 520, 5/F, Mongkok Government Offices, 30 Luen Wan Street, Mongkok, Kowloon
By email: gec@labour.gov.hk
By fax: 2425 4132

Fillable Version Enrolment Form
(Participating organisations can submit the completed form together with copy of relevant documents for authentication to the Labour Department through email direct)

Printable Version Enrolment Form