Guide to Employment Law in China

I. EMPLOYMENT LAW LEGISLATION 1. What legislation governs employment law in China? Employment law in China is governed by a relatively comprehensive set of laws, more recently supplemented in late 2007 to strengthen workers' rights. Major laws include: – Labor Law of the People's Republic of China (1994) ("Labor Law") – Labor Contract Law of the People's Republic of China (2007) ("Labor Contract Law") – Labor Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Law of the People's Republic of China (2007) ("Labor Arbitration Law") (effective May 1, 2008) – Trade Union Law of…