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