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What to Know Before Quitting Your Job in China – Guide for Foreign Employees


We explain the various procedures foreign workers need to complete before terminating employment in China.

Childcare Leave in China (Last Updated on March 24, 2023)


This article offers an overview of childcare leave policy in China, summarizes its recent developments in China’s different regions, and explains how childcare leave will be implemented in practice.

Shanghai Extends Maternity Leave and Grants Childcare Leave


Shanghai has decided to extend local extra maternity leave from 30 days to 60 days and begun offering childcare leave to couples with children under the age of three for the first time.

Calculating Overtime Payments in China


Feb. 15 – Doling out overtime payments can be expensive for employers. With regards to paying overtime in China, employees are grouped into three categories working under different systems – the standard work hour system, the comprehensive work hour system, and the non-fixed work hour system. The standard work hour system requires that an employee’s […]

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