the 11th National People’s Congress

By King & Wood Mallesons’ Labor & Employment Group

On December 28, 2012, the Decision regarding the Modification of Employment Contract Law (the “Decision”) was passed by the 30th Session of the Standing Committee of the 11th National People’s Congress, which is to take effect on July 1, 2013. This Decision amends the section in the Employment Contract Law relating to dispatched personnel, which provides rules on the qualifications of the dispatch service provider, the administrative license requirements for the dispatch service provider, the concept of “equal pay for equal work” as it applies to dispatched personnel and the company’s direct hire counterparts for the same job position in the same location, and the job descriptions of the positions for which companies are permitted to hire dispatched personnel.
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