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The following categories of employees are not covered by the Protection of Employment Act, and are therefore not eligible for Redundancy Benefit. Employers are therefore required to contribute 6.75% in respect of those employees.

Employees not covered by the Protection of Employment Act are as follows:

  • Government workers
  • Managerial staff (who have, and actually exercise authority to hire and fire employees)
  • Stevedores, Long-shore men and Lighter men
  • Domestic workers
  • Any employee who is the father, mother, husband, wife, brother, sister, son or daughter of the employer