Support measures coverage expands
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Support measures of the Anti-epidemic Fund will be extended to the construction industry, the Development Bureau announced today. Under the new arrangement, the support measures will cover construction workers with valid registration in a specified period under the Construction Workers Registration Ordinance. 


The workers are those who are engaged in small-scale works outside construction sites, such as those involved in renovation, repair and maintenance.  The support measures will also cover small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) consultants which are company members of professional institutions and associations.


Each eligible worker will receive a subsidy of $1,000 and each eligible consultant will get $20,000.  The bureau expects that the new arrangement will further benefit about 240,000 construction workers and 400 SME consultants to help cover their extra expenses in enhancing anti-epidemic equipment amid the outbreak.


The bureau and the Construction Industry Council will announce the implementation details shortly.


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