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Labour and Employment Compliance in China 2nd ed isbn 9789041156310

Labour and Employment Compliance in China

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ISBN13: 9789041147967
New Edition ISBN: 9789041156310
Published: May 2013
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Detailed attention to compliance ith labour and employment laws is crucial for success in setting up business in a foreign country. This book – one of a series derived from Kluwer’s matchless publication International Labour and Employment Compliance Handbook – focuses on the relevant laws and regulations in China. It is thoroughly practical in orientation. Employers and their counsel can be assured that it fulfills the need for accurate and detailed knowledge of laws in China on all aspects of employment, from recruiting to termination, working conditions,compensation and benefits to collective bargaining. The volume proceeds in a logical sequence through such topics as the following:

  • written and oral contracts;
  • interviewing and screening;
  • evaluations and warnings;
  • severance pay;
  • reductions in force;
  • temporary workers;
  • trade union rights;
  • wage and hour laws;
  • employee benefits;
  • workers’ compensation;
  • safety and environmental regulations;
  • immigration law compliance;
  • restrictive covenants;
  • anti-discrimination laws;
  • employee privacy rights;
  • dispute resolution;
  • recordkeeping requirements;
A wealth of practical features such as checklists of do’s and don’ts, step-by-step compliance measures, applicable fines and penalties, and much more contribute to the book’s day-to-day usefulness. Easy to understand for lawyers and non-lawyers alike, this book is sure to be welcomed by business executives and human resources professionals, as well as by corporate counsel and business lawyers.

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Other Jurisdictions , China
1. Legal Framework: Employment Laws.
2. Contracts of Employment.
3. Recruiting, Interviewing, Screening and Hiring Employees.
4. Managing Performance/Conduct.
5. Termination of Employees for Performance or Disciplinary Reasons.
6. Layoffs, Reductions in Force, and/or Redundancies as a Result of Job Eliminations or Other Restructuring.
7. Labour and Employment Law Ramifications upon Acquisition or Sale of a Business.
8. Use of Alternative Workforces: Independent Contractors, Contract Employees, and Tem porary or Leased Workers.
9. Obligation to Bargain Collectively with Trade Unions: Employees’ Right to Strike and a Company’s Right to Continue Business Operations.
10. Working Conditions: Hours of Work and Payment of Wages—By Statute or Collective Agreements.
11. Other Working Conditions and Benefits—By Statute, Collective Agreements, or Company Policy.
12. Workers’ Compensation.
13. Company’s Obligation to Provide Safe and Healthy Workplace.
14. Immigration, Secondment and Foreign Assignment.
15. Restrictive Covenants and Protection of Trade Secrets and Confidential Information.
16. . Protection of Whistleblowing Claims.
17. Prohibition of Discrimination in the Workplace.
18. Smoking in the Workplace.
19. . Use of Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace.
20. AIDS, HIV, SARS, Bloodborne Pathogens.
21. Dress and Grooming Requirements.
22. Privacy, Technology and Transfer of Personal Data.
23. Workplace Investigations for Complaints of Discrimination, Harassment, Fraud, Theft, and Whistleblowing.
24. Affirmative Action/Nondiscrimination Requirements.
25. Resolution of Labor, Discrimination and Employment Disputes: Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation and Conciliation.
26. Employer Recordkeeping, Data Protection, and Employee Access to Personnel Files and Records.
27. Required Notices and Postings.