Tag: Human Resources

China coronavirus outbreak: what foreign enterprises in Shanghai need to know regarding HR obligations

On 30 January 2020, the World Health Organization (“WHO”) declared the novel (new) coronavirus (named “2019-nCoV”) outbreak in China as meeting the criteria for a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Director-General of the World Health Organization Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus remarked the declaration was made not based on China’s response to the outbreak, but…

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Focus: Belarus — Are you ready to manage your employees according to the new Belarus Labour Code?

Amendments to the Labour Code of Belarus (“Amendments”) were introduced on 18 July 2019 and will come into force on 28 January 2020. In general, the content of such amendments has the purpose to unify the regulation of the employment agreement and employment contract in business, as well as extend the guarantee for employees ensuring…

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Amendments to Shanghai Housing Provident Fund affects monthly salaries beginning 1 April

Monthly contribution changes to the Shanghai Housing Provident Fund will come into effect from 1 April 2019. On 14 February 2019, the Shanghai Municipal Housing Management Committee of Housing Provident Fund published online The Notice on the Amendment to Shanghai Housing Provident Fund on Payment Basis, Payment and Deposit Proportion and Maximum and Minimum Monthly…

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