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  No.412    Friday, Apr 09, 2021


Is the resignation due to an employee’s personal reason a “significant misunderstanding”, after which the employee was found pregnant?


How to determine the base for the calculation of salaries for overtime, sick (affair), and other leaves?


What is the principle by which to determine the base for the calculation of salaries for overtime, sick (affair), and other leaves?


If the reason for being forced to rescind the labor contract is false, is the notification on rescission effective?


If the claim that the employer commits unlawful acts in employment, due to which the employee is forced to resign, proves false, shall the labor contract be identified to be rescinded?


中国雇佣动态 / China Employment Express



MOHRSS: Cash rewards for scientific research personnel of public institutions shall not lay a base for social insurance payment


Recently, MOHRSS, MOF and MOST have printed and issued A Notice on Issues Related to the Inclusion of Cash Rewards for the Commercialization of Duty-related Research Findings to Scientific Research Personnel of Public Institutions into Merit Pay Management, specifying the concrete operational procedures by which “the cash rewards for the commercialization of duty-related research findings to scientific research personnel shall be recognized into the sum of the year of the merit pay of the institution but without restriction to sum and not included into the base of the sum”. Besides, the cash rewards shall not lay a base for social insurance payment.

链家:2021年春招启动 今年希望规模增10%

Lianjia: 2021 spring recruitment starts up, with the hope of increasing the scale by 10% this year


As reported recently, the 2021 spring recruitment of Lianjia has kicked off. Lianjia hopes to increase its nationwide scale by 10% this year, and will also pass the “Pilot Program” particularly, through which to progressively train and convey 1000 talents on reserved management positions for Lianjia all across the country starting from next year.

领英:为了员工心情更舒畅 复活节长假后集体再休1周

LinkedIn: 1 more week of collective leave following the long holidays of Easter for more ease of mind of employees


As reported recently, LinkedIn has announced it will allow 15.9 thousand employees to enjoy paid leave for one more week following the long holidays of Easter starting from April 5, in order for the employees to have more ease of mind and to avoid exhaustion and slackness at work.


Japan: Considering implementing the four-day work schedule


As reported recently, Japanese Cabinet Secretary Kato Katsunobu has expressed that the Japanese government is discussing the issue of spreading the “optional 3 days off per week schedule”, namely people with the willingness will be allowed to have 3 days off per week.




As reported recently, a Tencent employee whose monthly salary has exceeded CNY 50 thousand took a job hop to ByteDance. Since this employee has ever signed a Letter of Notice on Competitive Restrictions with Tencent, the court decides and requires that the employee return and pay a penal sum of CNY 1.11 million to Tencent. The written judgment proclaims: On September 5, 2016, Chen was inducted into Tencent, taking the office as senior editorial manager of the department of content platform.



As reported recently, the domestic research institute for recruitment has released data on talents flow trends in Quarter I of 2021. The data indicate a comparative growth of 8.44% in enterprises’ recruitment demands as well as a comparative growth of 6.77% in job application delivery in Quarter I of 2021. The mean monthly salary paid by enterprises in Shanghai is CNY 10181, ranking the top nationwide.



As reported recently, Microsoft Inc. has announced it will provide technical training service via its subordinate socializing web LinkedIn focused on white-collar workers to help fifty thousand people get a job. As reported, these fifty thousand jobs come from the so-called “Microsoft ecosystem”, namely a large number of enterprises using or selling Microsoft products, rather than from Microsoft Inc. itself.



As reported recently, Schmidt, specialist of EU Commission for Employment and Social Rights expresses, “the rate of unemployment in EU has risen from 6.6% one year ago to 7.3% in January 2021”. The outbreak of COVID-19 has caused 6 million people to lose their jobs.


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