You always need a Hong Kong working visa to take up employment in Hong Kong whether paid or unpaid. What about if you are serving out your notice period on gardening leave?
My friend resigned from his job with his Hong Kong employer in May and he was on placed on garden leave right away.
His last date of reporting is in November (he is serving out 6 months notice for his resignation).
However, his Hong Kong working visa will expire in the middle of this month (June).
The employer is not willing to help to extend his Hong Kong working visa.
Could you suggest anything my friend can do?
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