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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Employment Law & Practice in China 2nd ed isbn 9789626615324

Employment Law & Practice in China

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ISBN13: 9789626613252
New Edition ISBN: 9789626615324
Published: May 2008
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Asia Ltd
Country of Publication: Singapore
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

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China's stature as the manufacturing hub for the world and its increasing status as an economic powerhouse has meant that almost all the major corporations in the world have a presence in China. This title provides the information you need to navigate and succeed in China's evolving employment marketplace.

With the passing of the new Employment Contract Law effective as of 1st January 2008 and a raft of other related laws, the landscape for businesses in China has completely changed. As the demand for labor grows and the economic and legal landscape in China evolves, this book provides practical and analytical commentary on the key issues faced by businesses. It also covers the impact and the changes brought about by the new law.

Key Benefits:-

  • Timely: Published to enable coverage of the new laws that came into effect this year, giving you the latest insights into this developing area of law
  • Hot topics - coverage of the issues that businesses need to be aware of
  • Analysis of the application of the new laws and their impact on businesses
  • Extensive case studies providing a practical approach to applying the changes
  • Chapters focused on business application rather than pure legalease
To ensure you understand potential pitfalls of working in China, Employment Law & Practice in China addresses key issues including:-
  • The legal position of a representative office
  • Potential employment related liability when acquiring a Chinese company
  • Risks involved in paying employees negotiable securities
  • How to enforce non-solicitation clauses when the laws do not specifically provide for this
Employment Law & Practice in China includes in-depth analysis of the labor laws in China covering representative offices, employment contracts and employment relationships, mergers and acquisitions, labor disputes and other employment matters appended with English translations of the key Chinese laws by reputable legal experts.

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Other Jurisdictions , China
Chapter 1 Introduction to Employment Law in the People's Republic of China
Chapter 2 Representative Offices
Chapter 3 Recruitment
Chapter 4 The Employment Relationship and Employment Contracts
Chapter 5 Mergers and Acquisitions
Chapter 6 Working Hours, Overtime, Leave and Holidays
Chapter 7 Remuneration, Benefits, Stock Options and Social Insurance
Chapter 8 Occupational Health and Safety
Chapter 9 Termination of Employment
Chapter 10 Employer and Employee Interests: Trade Secrets, Confidentiality, Restrictive Covenants, Inventions and Copyright
Chapter 11 Employee Rights and Privacy Issues
Chapter 12 Individual Income Tax
Chapter 13 Labor Unions and Collective Bargaining In China
Chapter 14 Labor Disputes In China
Appendix 1 Labor Law of the People's Republic of China
Appendix 2 Law of the People's Republic of China on Employment Contracts
Appendix 3 Law of the People's Republic of China on the Promotion of Employment
Appendix 4 Labor Union Law of the People's Republic of China
Appendix 5 Law on the Mediation and Arbitration of Employment Disputes
Appendix 6 Table of Useful Websites