As companies in China cut back on manpower to cope with the effects of a slowing economy, employment practitioners share key pointers on how best to manage the increasingly independent and active workforce during the process
Taiwan’s employment laws allow workers to form labour unions and require companies to establish labour-management conferences. Here is everything you need to know about collective bargaining and setting the right working conditions
Guangdong’s collective contract rules give labour unions a more active role and prevent employers from delaying negotiations. Companies must prepare to deal with more informed employees and resolve issues efficiently and effectively
I have heard that underpaying social insurance is a major cause of labour unrest in China. How do I calculate employees’ contribution amounts correctly and ensure all payments are made in compliance with labour and insurance laws? What is the most cost-effective way to handle this?
Guangdong allows collective wage bargaining.
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.