The social insurance of expatriates working in China

The new PRC Social Insurance Law, came into effect on 1 July 2011, indicates that foreigner working in China are able to participate in the Chinese social security system. A foreigner who has the work permit for foreigners, a foreign expert certificate, a foreign journalist card or a permanent residence permit for foreigners must participate [...]

Published by admin on September 23rd, 2011 tagged China News | Comment now »

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN CHINA’S LABOR CONDITIONS

Beijing, China – June 9, 2010 – A recent string of suicides at Foxconn factories has highlighted the urgent need for China to improve labor conditions. At Foxconn’s Shenzhen plant ten workers have died and three others have attempted suicide within the past year. In response, Foxconn has increased worker pay by nearly seventy percent. [...]

Published by admin on June 11th, 2010 tagged China Law | Comment now »

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN CHINA’S LABOR CONDITIONS

A recent string of suicides at Foxconn factories has highlighted the urgent need for China to improve labor conditions. At Foxconn’s Shenzhen plant ten workers have died and three others have attempted suicide within the past year. In response, Foxconn has increased worker pay by nearly seventy percent. Several other companies have also announced wage [...]

Published by admin on June 10th, 2010 tagged China Culture | Comment now »

“The Impact of China’s Labor Contract Law on Workers” by ILRF

The International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF) released a report recently entitled “The Impact of China’s Labor Contract Law on Workers.” ILRF is a nonprofit advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC that describes itself as “an advocate for and with the working poor around the world”.
According to Manfred Elfstrom, Program Officer of the International Labor Rights [...]

Published by admin on May 13th, 2010 tagged China Law | 1 Comment »