Before Dongzhi festival, TVB begins to retrench 350 employees and issue the letters from 16th December 2019. Based on the information on 20th December, the staff from variety and informational departments including a film director under TVB Executive Sandy Yu (余詠珊) were dismissed. In the beginning of this month, the whole team of Big Boys Club (兄弟幫), Scoop (東張西望) shows and many film directors, script supervisors and on-screen writers exceeding 50 people were retrenched.
Around 3.30pm, 2 women and 2 men were seen collecting their stuff outside TV City at Tseung Kwan O. A man wearing spectacles and other employees wearing staff pass appeared thereafter. When asked if they were retrenched, the man wearing glasses said: “Nope.” The rest replied: “Yes, but not us.”
Next, a woman wore a black top carried 2 big bags was accompanied by a male colleague boarded a cab without answering any questions. Subsequently, a man and a woman accompanied an auntie to carry a big box and bag was outside the entrance and it is suspected that she is retrenched as well. She returned to the company immediately once discovering the reporters were taking photos. Finally, Sandy’s favourite staff, Luk Ho Ming (陸浩明) avoided the reporters when going back to the firm.