The Ministry of Public Security and the Shanghai Government aim to enhance the long-term and permanent residence facilities for foreign talents who are introduced into the new port-adjacent area of Shanghai Free Trade Zone. Specifically, foreigners with high-level talents will enjoy certain conveniences and can apply for permanent residence and may also recommend other foreign professionals for permanent residence
The Interim Measures published by the MHRSS have drawn the attention of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan employees and employers. It should be noted that all HMT residents working in China will be required to contribute to all categories of social insurance
An equal employment rights case, Yan v. Zhejiang A Company, was heard in the Hangzhou Internet Court online. The Court held that Company A’s regional discrimination on Yan harmed his equal employment rights. The Court also ordered Company A to apologise to Yan orally, publish an apology letter with the national media and compensate Yan RMB 10,000 for his spiritual damages and reasonable legal costs
Beijing’s district labour arbitration commission in Haidian has launched a new model of “Internet plus mediation” in its practice, which was designed to ease the parties’ respective burdens during the arbitration phase of a labour dispute
Court rules it is lawful for employers to fine employees according to the employer’s internal policy, if the internal policy is reasonable, not in conflict with existing laws, established upon negotiation with trade unions or employees’ representatives, and duly notified to its employees
The court of second instance in Beijing ruled that the brokerage agreement between the company and the individual streamer reflects the establishment of a civil relationship, rather than an employment relationship. The liquidated damages agreed in the agreement are held to be enforceable against the individual
Date: Wednesday 12 June 5 p.m. Central European Time (11 a.m. New York time)
Identifying key wage and hour risks confronting international retailers and strategies for compliance
- The webinar will feature a panel discussion among attorneys from United Kingdom, Canada, the United States and France with deep experience representing employers confronted with class action wage and hour cases and the myriad of issues arising from the unique scheduling demands of the retail industry as they collide with the growing push to ensure through local laws that employees receive sufficient time off and compensation.
- Jonathan Dye (Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti in Canada)
- Eric R. Magnus (Jackson Lewis in USA)
- Olivier Kress (Flichy Grangé in France)
- James Major (Clyde & Co in United Kingdom)
- Moderator: Rich Landau (Jackson Lewis in USA)
Date and time:
June 12, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm (CET)
China’s National Development and Reform Commission has formulated the plan which considers the specific population of the cities and lessens or removes the restrictions imposed on the migrant workers to obtain urban household registration
The PRC National People’s Congress passed the Foreign Investment Law which streamlines China’s legislation on foreign capital, aims to provide a better business soil for foreign capital and will come into effect in 2020
Even in the era of far-reaching international trade agreements and regional economic and political partnerships, the majority of laws and regulations governing the workplace are still determined by the individual countries where employees work.
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