Skip to content

The Employees Compensation Assistance Fund Board

The Employees Compensation Assistance Fund Board (“the Board”) was established on 1 July 1991 under the Employees Compensation Assistance Ordinance (Cap. 365) (“the Ordinance”). It administers the Employees Compensation Assistance Fund (“the Fund”) set up under the Ordinance and implements the Employees Compensation Assistance Scheme for the protection of the entitlement of employees and eligible persons to compensation and relief payments for work injuries. read more...

The Employees Compensation Assistance Fund Board

The Employees Compensation Assistance Fund Board (“the Board”) was established on 1 July 1991 under the Employees Compensation Assistance Ordinance (Cap. 365) (“the Ordinance”). It administers the Employees Compensation Assistance Fund (“the Fund”) set up under the Ordinance and implements the Employees Compensation Assistance Scheme for the protection of the entitlement of employees and eligible persons to compensation and relief payments for work injuries.

read more...

Welcome Message

Welcome to the webpage of the Employees Compensation Assistance Fund Board.

The Board is established to administer the Employees Compensation Assistance Fund to provide assistance to injured employees or eligible family members of deceased employees. These eligible persons fail to receive employees’ compensation or common law damages for which the employer is liable after exhausting all legal and financially viable means of recovery from the employer (or insurer) concerned.

Read more
重要提示

Important Message to Employers: An employer who fails to comply with the Employees’ Compensation Ordinance to secure an employees’ compensation insurance (ECI) cover commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a maximum fine of $100,000 and imprisonment for 2 years as well as to pay a surcharge to the Employees Compensation Assistance Fund Board (the Board) pursuant to the Employees Compensation Assistance Ordinance.

In recent years, a demolition works contractor and the proprietor of a transportation company was convicted for failing to comply with the requirement of taking out ECI. The former was ordered to perform 120 hours’ community service while the latter was sentenced to six months’ imprisonment. On the other hand, a fast food delivery company had paid to the Board a surcharge of over $160,000.

Top