A CHINESE garment factory has threatened male employees with dismissal if they take a mistress; the practice has become rampant in recent years on the Chinese mainland, usually involving Hong Kong men, and one employer has had enough. Employees at the Mainland Headwear Holdings Limited in Shenzen who are fired for infringing the rule will not even be paid a month's salary in lieu of notice, warned Mrs Pauline Ngan, deputy chairman and managing director of the company. She also made it a corporate requirement for married employees to bring along ...

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