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#168  Apr 01, 2016    email version


In case of encountering “objective situations”, how should an employer do to change contents of labor contract through consultation?


If any significant change occurs to the objective situation of an employer, the employer may negotiate with its employee about changing the contents of his/her labor contract firstly, and if the employee rejects the change, the enterprise may terminate the labor contract concerned, provided that it shall pay legal economic compensation to such employee.

  • 生育津贴和产假工资是一回事吗?
  • Are maternity allowance and maternity pay one and the same?
  • “不是。职工依法享受产假或者计划生育手术休假期间,都可以享受生育津贴。因此,严格意义上来讲,生育津贴并不等同于产假工资。”
  • "No, it isn’t. An employee may enjoy the maternity allowance both during the period when he/she enjoys the maternity leave and the leave for family planning operation. Therefore, in the strictest sense, the maternity allowance isn’t equal to the maternity pay."
雇佣动态 / Employment Express
  • 社保基金条例5月起实施探路养老金入市

    Regulations on Social Security Fund put into effect in May Exploring use of pension on the stock market


    On March 28, it was announced on the website of the Chinese government that the 122th executive meeting of the State Council adopted on February 3, 2016 the “National Regulations on Social Security Fund” which should enter into force as from May 1, 2016. The Regulations, consisting of thirty articles in five chapters, cover the management and operation, supervision and legal responsibility, etc. regarding National Social Security Fund.

  • 国内程序员工资高居薪酬统计榜首

    Salary of Chinese programmers tops the list of salary statistics


    A salary survey shows that in the hot Internet industry, the most sought-after employees are IOS/Android development engineers (Internet/software). As one of the positions with the least likelihood of unemployment, mobile development engineers have an annual salary ranging from RMB 200,000 to RMB 500,000 according to different levels of remuneration.

  • 3类人工资要大涨

    A jump in wage increase for people in 3 categories of employment


    Year 2016 is one of rising wages. The wages are set to rise for the people in the following three categories: in 2016, the governmental organs and public institutions will raise the basic wage by 10%; nearly 80 million retirees will witness a 12th consecutive rise in pension; technical workers will see better treatment.

  • 16省份已确定最新婚假、产假天数

    New policy on number of days of marriage leave and maternity leave in 16 provinces are finalized


    The governments of at least 16 provinces and municipalities directly under the central government have revised their respective regulations on family planning. These 16 provinces include Beijing, Tianjin, Shandong, Shanghai, Zhejiang, Anhui, Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hubei, Shanxi, Ningxia, Sichuan, Liaoning, and Qinghai of the provinces, Shanxi has the longest marriage leave, with 30 days; the maternity leave in Beijing lasts up to seven months; Guangxi and Ningxia boast longest paternity leave, with 25 days.

  • 2万


    According to Shenzhen Bureau of Social Security, the system for application for maternity insurance benefits has come on stream recently. The employers are responsible for collecting maternity benefits. If the employers fail to pay in full maternity benefits to employees, and corrective measures are not taken within a designated period, a fine of more than RMB 2,000 but less than RMB 20,000 will be imposed.

  • 5000


    Yao Yudong, director of Central Bank’s Financial Research Institute, said that personal income tax was chiefly aimed at regulating the distribution of income. The threshold should be raised, and the deductible items shall be added to show preference for low-income groups. The tax threshold of RMB 3500 for personal income tax has not been adjusted for five years. With the rise of wages, the threshold shall be increased to at least RMB 5,000.

  • 35%


    According to the annual report of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), the per capita income of CNPC employees in 2015 was RMB 130,000, down by RMB 10,000 over the previous year. Moreover, CNPC has made a collective pay cut of 15%-20% last year, and the leadership took the lead in the collective pay cut, with a reduction rate of up to 35%.

  • 12


    Recently, 12 provinces and municipalities directly under the Central Government including Shanghai, Guangdong, Tianjin, Gansu, Jiangxi, and Beijing have successively revised downward the social security rates by promulgating files, and the reduction is targeted at the work-related injury, unemployment and maternity insurances.

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