Other employment law issues

Disciplinary and grievance procedures, internal rules, employment records, transfer of undertakings.

China :: Arbitration in employment

Relevant law(s): The Arbitration Law (1994) – especially Article 77, The Law on the Foreign-Related Civil Relations, allows parties to apply any applicable law of their choosing …

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China :: Changing location and role

Employers may not require employees to commit to vague work location obligations – such as stating they must be located in “China” or even a particular province …

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China :: Labour law compliance

Employers should be aware that labour law violations may be named and shamed on the labour authority website, in TV bulletins, national newspapers and magazines …

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China :: Transfer of undertakings

M&A Law Article 184 of the Companies Law states that “the merger of a company may take the form of merger by absorption or merger by new establishment …

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China :: Workplace rules

The Labour Contract Law requires employers to establish internal labour rules to ensure that employees receive their entitlements and are aware of their obligations …

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China :: Whistleblowing

Employees in China are protected against retaliation by their employer when they report, to a competent labour bureau, any acts in the workplace which contravene the laws and regulations of the country …

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China :: Disciplinary and grievance procedures

The implementation of disciplinary and grievance procedures by employers is not directly subject to legal regulation …

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China :: Business communication and the internet

China is one of the most strictly controlled societies in the world and much of the focus of control is exercised through indoctrination and the close monitoring of electronic communications (emails, telephones, chat rooms, instant messaging), internet traffic (with the aid of domestic internet service providers), media content, vehicle movements and use of public transport …

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