Payroll Issues during Lockdown in Shanghai

Starting in early March of 2022, Shanghai has tightened quarantine policies to prevent the COVID-19 variant Omicron from spreading. Since April 1st, 2022, the whole city went into lockdown. During this time, residents must stay inside, most can only work from home, and some cannot work at all. Our attorneys have received countless enquires concerning how the Chinese labor laws and regulations may apply to the situation. In this chaos, we have summed up some certainties both employers and employees can use for reference.

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Labor Disputes Recourse Options

During dismissal labor disputes, which are heard by the Labor Committee, the employer and the employee often disagree on the facts. PRC Labor Contract Law is a little confusing, so I will do my best to shed light on the employee’s options, which should be helpful information for employers, as well.  What complicates matters is that PRC Labor […]

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