By Linda LIANG, LIU Piao King & Wood Mallesons

On April 24, 2017, Beijing Higher People’s Court and Beijing Labor and Personnel Dispute Arbitration Commission jointly issued the Answer on the Legal Application of Labor Dispute Cases (hereafter referred to as “the Answer”). Article 11, Section 3 of the Answer adopts a lenient attitude towards the standard of reviewing unlawful dismissals during the probation period. The Answer clearly points out that, when determining whether laborers meet the recruitment conditions, the standard applied during the probation period may be moderately lower than that after the expiration of the probation period. More than one year has passed since the Answer was issued, by reviewing recent judgments made by arbitration commissions and courts on dismissals during the probation period, further analysis is made regarding new changes as below. Continue Reading New Trends in the Judiciary: How to Dismiss Employees during the Probation Period?

作者:尹居全 张元浩 金杜律师事务所

生病看医生是人之常情,谁也不能保证自己百毒不侵永远健康,请病假休息也是劳动者的法定权利。《劳动法》、《劳动合同法》均规定劳动者在病假期间享受病假工资和相应的社会保险待遇,且一定程度上免于在无过错的前提下被单方解除或终止劳动合同。但劳动者请病假也并非随心所欲,《企业职工患病或非因工负伤医疗期规定》进一步规定了医疗期以明确劳动者享受病假的方式和限制。虽然对生病的员工应该给予阳光般的关怀,但对于恶意请“病假”和病假超过了法定额度的情况,用人单位还是不得不严肃对待,下面我们就说说用人单位需要注意的病假那些事儿。 Continue Reading 病假那些事儿

作者:徐晓丹 李洪川 金杜律师事务所商务合规部

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关于外国人来华工作,我国长期以来实行两种管理制度:一种是外国专家管理,另一种是外国人就业管理。2015年12月,国务院审改办决定将两个许可事项合二为一,整合为“外国人来华工作许可”。为落实决定,2016年9月27日,国家外国专家局印发《外国人在华工作许可制度试点实施方案》

 

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作者:梁燕玲 朱钰婷 金杜律师事务所商务合规部

2liang_linda015年12月27日,全国人大常委会表决通过了《人口与计划生育法》修正案,全面两孩已于2016年1月1日起正式实施。各省市也加紧修订当地的计划生育条例。截至2016年3月25日, 共有15个省市出台修订后的计划生育条例。2016年各省市最新婚假、产假、陪产假有多少?且看我们为大家整理的一览图,便轻松知晓。

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By Linda Liang and Zhang Jingjing King & Wood Mallesons’ Commercial & Regulatory Group

Auntitledn increasing number of employers are resorting to part-time employment in practice. Compared to full-time employment, the former bears more flexibility for both the employer and employee. For the employer, part-time employment features low cost and more freedom in contract termination; for the employee, it means shorter hours and multiple jobs.

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作者:梁燕玲 张晶晶 金杜律师事务所商务合规部

untitled践中,越来越多的用人单位在通过非全日制形式雇佣劳动者。与全日制用工方式相比,非全日制对用人单位和劳动者都是一种更为灵活的用工方式。对于用人单位来说,非全日制用工的成本低,解除自由;对于劳动者来说,非全日制工作时间短,且可以同时为数家用人单位工作。

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作者:姜俊禄  罗凯天   金杜律师事务所商务合规部

jiang_junlu2015年11月5日,被称为“21世纪新一代贸易标准”的跨太平洋伙伴关系协定(Trans -Pacific Partnership Agreement, TPP)全文在美国贸易代表办公室官网揭开了其神秘面纱。其中,劳工议题作为TPP正文的第19章进行了专门论述,与之相关的还包括美国与越南、马来西亚、文莱分别达成的三个双边附加文件。下面,我们简要介绍TPP劳工条款的核心内容,并就其中资企业海外劳工战略的影响提出一些看法。

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By Liang Linda  Qin Wen King&Wood Mallesons’ Labor Group

untitledFeeling stressed and worried may be the first reaction of many company managers when they are directed to initiate a layoff. They are stressed by having no choice but to proceed with the layoff, and they are worried about the uncertainties inherent in terminating employee’s contracts. Layoffs involve numerous legal issues and the possibility of unexpected events. Therefore, having a good plan of action is crucial to the successful implementation of a layoff.

How should a layoff plan be optimally structured? What should be included in such a plan? To answer these questions, this article summarizes our experience dealing with layoffs and delivers key strategies to help those companies currently facing the need to lay off staff.

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作者: 陆慧文 戴政操 金杜律师事务所劳动部

LU, Lucy (Huiwen)自2002年底《劳动合同法》修改以来,伴随着一系列行政法规、部门规章的颁布,劳务派遣似乎有一种逐渐衰落的态势。整个劳动市场同样疑虑重重,在进退之间难以抉择。然而,上海市人社局与上海高院联合公布了《关于劳务派遣适用法律若干问题的会议纪要》(“《会议纪要》”),对违反派遣规定的法律后果、退回情形、劳务外包等若干疑难问题作出进一步的解释,给处于进退维谷之间的广大用人单位,注入了一针强心剂。劳务派遣会因连续出台的法律限制在短时间内迅速衰落吗?用人单位会因目前的劳务派遣不合规状况而承受重大的法律责任吗?根据我们以下的分析及评论,答案恐怕没那么简单。 Continue Reading 劳务派遣的衰落?没那么简单

作者:姜俊禄 张晶晶   金杜律师事务所劳动

修订后的《广东省企业集体合同条例》(“《条例》”)将自2015年1月1日起实施。《条例》亮点多多,如职工可通过集体协商要求增长工资、半数以上职工或职工代表即可启动集体协商程序、协商应平和理性并维护企业正常的生产经营秩序等。本文将重点解读《条例》的工资集体协商条款,并就企业该如何应对提出建议。 Continue Reading 我要涨薪!不要这么任性吧?