Tag: Labour Law of the People’s Republic of China

CHINA | Labour Disputes in China – What You Need to Know

Labour disputes can be extremely costly for companies. Whilst robust employee handbooks, policies and procedures can reduce employee disputes, workplace conflicts can still arise. If left unchecked, companies can face not only legal liabilities but also internal operational disruptions, decreased morale and productivity, as well as possible external reputation damages. Under the Labour Law of…

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What China employers should know about salary obligations during the coronavirus crisis

The outbreak of the coronavirus in China has resulted in a number of national and local government measures to tackle the virus and address its related effects on society, including the normal operation of businesses.  For domestic enterprises, salary payment mandates for employees who are affected by such prevention and control measures are established in…

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China business: Labour 101 — get it right from the beginning or risk big headaches

Employing, managing and developing employees successfully is crucial to the long-term health and success of a company. Foreign companies operating in China often struggle to successfully maintain good employees and terminate difficult ones due to a lack of cultural understanding and knowledge related to relevant laws, rules and regulations. In this article, we outline the…

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