China’s first labour law took effect in 1995, covering the rights and responsibilities of both the employer and the employee. Since then, a Chinese employment relationship is regulated not only by the labour law, but also by the employee handbook and the employment contract – both of which we will explain in more detail.
Questions specifically arise when it comes to contract termination and it is thus essential to have a deep understanding on the importance of the labour contract, how it is normally drafted and how to deal with the different contract termination scenarios.
This webinar focuses on:
- Chinese Labour Law
- Labour Contracts
- Importance of labour contracts
- Labour contracts and staff manual
- Open-ended and fixed-term contracts
- Part-time employees
- Probation period
- Non-competition agreements
- Confidentiality clauses
- Other Labour Regulations and Benefits, such as:
- Annual leave
- Public Holidays
- Working hours
- Working hours: overtime
- Social insurance
- Termination by the employer
- Immediate termination
- Severance payments
- Severance pay-also for expiring contracts
- Termination under special circumstances
About the Speaker
Annette Heile – Business Development and Marketing
Annette Heile is a Manager in our Business Development and Marketing team. She has been living and working in Asia for the past twelve years. She works with clients and partners, organizes events, and keeps clients, partners and prospective clients up-to-date about latest developments in China relevant to our service areas.
Annette studied Political and Communication Sciences and Japanese Studies at Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) in Munich, graduating with a Master in Arts. She started her career in the Information Management team of a Strategy Consulting firm in Munich, while also working as a lecturer at the Institute of Communication Sciences at Ludwig-Maximilians-University. Annette later worked in marketing, business development and editorial roles in Thailand and Japan, most recently at a big German-Japanese law, tax and accounting firm in Tokyo before joining Ecovis Beijing in 2018. Annette speaks German, English, French, and some Japanese and Thai.
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