Jay Chen and John Dong of Baohua Law Firm explain the employment challenges faced by multinationals in
China and advise on how to prevent disputes
The Supreme People’s Court has issued new rules regarding work-related injury insurance disputes. They streamline judicial standards by clarifying labour relationships, burden of proof and trial procedures, say Jay Chen and Joe Zou
Employees may claim work-related injury insurance benefits if injured while shopping on their way home.
More foreign-invested projects have been removed from the Shanghai FTZ negative list.
Enterprises in the environmental sector are eligible for 15% tax rate.
China dismantles segregation of urban and rural residency.
As a supplier to Nike and Adidas found out to its cost, companies can no longer ignore rules on social insurance. Internal auditing and coordinating with the local authorities are needed to avoid expensive disputes
The labour authority of Macau has put in place strong guidelines and requirements for the employment process in order to meet the rocketing economy’s demand for workforce
The new labour dispatch law is an effort to promote stable employment and discipline agencies, but enforcement remains unclear and more detail is needed on the penalties for violating threshold requirements
As labour unrest increases, it is vital that companies implement the right strategies to handle the problem. Effective communication and negotiation with employees and other activists can go a long way in reducing the burden on management
The number of temporary placement workers used by enterprises may not be more than 10% of the enterprises' total workforce.
上海市中国(上海)自由贸易试验区外商投资准入特别管理措施 (负面清单) (2013年)
The Negative List specifies foreign investment projects that are restricted or prohibited in the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone.
I have had to switch a lot of my employees to direct hires because of the amendments to the Employment Contract Law.
The Zone selects the financial services, shipping services, trade services, professional services, cultural services and social services sectors for increased liberalisation.
Draft provisions have clarified some of the grey areas in the Employment Contract Law and would place a strict limit on the percentage of placed workers that can be employed
Draft provisions have clarified some of the grey areas in the Employment Contract Law and would place a strict limit on the percentage of placed workers that can be employed. But there are still grey areas that companies need to be aware of