What is Non-Continuous Contract Employee in HRPro

There is a check box option Non-Continuous Contract Employee in Employee Master, HR Info tab

The Employment Ordinance distinguishes between employees, categorizing them as:

  • Employees employed under an employment contract; and
  • Employees employed under a continuous employment contract. A continuous contract of employment is an employment contract under which an employee works continuously for the same employer for 4 weeks or more, with at least 18 hours in each week. (a.k.a. 418 contract)

Employees employed under an employment contract are entitled to basic protection under the Ordinance including

  • Payment of wages,
  • Restrictions on wage deductions and
  • The granting of statutory holidays, etc.

Employees employed under a continuous employment contract, whether temporary or part-time, are entitled to all the statutory benefits under the Employment Ordinance including

  • Rest days
  • Paid annual leave
  • Holiday Pay after 3 months of service
  • Sickness allowance
  • Severance payment and long service payment etc.

In HRPro, when the option Non-Continuous Contract Employee is checked,

  • the regarded days and regarded wages for past 12 month average wage will not be calculated and become zero
  • No Holiday Pay, Annual Leave Pay, Sickness Allowance, Injury Leave Allowance, Maternity Leave Pay, Long Service Payment/Severance Payment
  • Annual Leave, Sick Leave, Maternity Leave and Paternity Leave are not available to apply and take