China: A practical guide to employment law and best practice

1 NOV 2017
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM GMT
160 Aldersgate Street
United Kingdom
£299 + VAT


Johnny Choi (Beijing-based DLA Piper partner)


  • Overview: The employment & labour landscape; Understanding the system and culture
  • Recruitment: Set up: Establishing a WFOE; Pre-hire checks; Immigration requirements
  • Expat secondment arrangements
  • Employment status: Employment status options; FESCO
  • Outsourcing and labor dispatch
  • Employment contracts and policies: Employment contracts; Probationary periods; Policies; Language requirements
  • Working time, time off work: Restrictions on working hours; Overtime; Vacation; Sick leave; Other time off work
  • Pay and benefits: Minimum wage; Benefits and pensions
  • Family friendly rights: Maternity leave; Other rights for parents
  • Discrimination and harassment: Discrimination and harassment protection
  • Managing poor performance: Dos and don'ts
  • Employee relations: Trade unions: The ACFTU
  • Termination of employment: Individual termination; Collective dismissals
  • Restrictive covenants: Permissible restrictions; Conditions required for effective covenants
  • Dealing with employee IP infringements, corruption and fraud
  • Dispute resolution: Common claims and a summary of the process

Discounts are available for multiple bookings: 2 Courses £500 plus VAT/ 3 Courses £650 plus VAT/ 4 Courses £800 plus VAT/ 5 Courses £950 plus VAT/ 6 Courses £1100 plus VAT.