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#271  May 18, 2018    email version


Whether the clause in the labor contract that “the labor contract shall be automatically extended upon expiration” is valid?


The employee charges two times of original salary against our Company on the ground that our Company fails to execute a written labor contract with him during the extended duration. How do we deal with such request?

  • 关于集体合同的续签问题
  • Issue on the renewal of collective contract
  • 关于集体合同的续签,用人单位是否必须提前3个月与职工代表进行协商?如果公司选择不予续签,有什么法律风险?
  • Regarding the renewal of collective contract, is it necessary for the employer to negotiate with employees’ representative ahead of three (3) months? What are the legal risks if our Company refuses the renewal?
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  • 300元


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  • 5小时

    近日,澳洲一些公司缩减了员工的工作时长,其中一家公司不但每天只需上班5小时,还能拿全额工资。这家金融财务公司名叫Collins SBA,该公司员工每天只要工作做完,就可在下午2时下班,享受私人时间。

    In recent days, some Australian companies have cut down the working hours for their employees, and one of these companies even allows its employees to work for only 5 hours a day on full pay. This finance company is called Collins SBA, and its employees are allowed to get off duty at 2 pm to enjoy their private time as long as they have finished the work.

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