Tag: Labor

Labor Dispatch Services

Labor dispatch is an important option for foreign companies in China that require a low cost and flexible hiring process. Whether it is a company that needs to staff a short-term project within a demanding deadline, or one that needs...

/ April 24, 2017

Mapping the Rise of China’s Commercial Drone Industry

Drones are a young and multifaceted industry that have only recently begun to show their true potential. In China, drones are now being used to change the business landscape and alter how companies conduct their operations in a wide variety...

/ March 15, 2017

Q&A: Labor Disputes and Labor Law Compliance in China

Labor disputes often arise due to companies underestimation or ignorance of China’s strict labor laws. Keeping up to date with China’s labor regulations and taking proper precautions to prevent disputes from occurring can save employers immeasurable stress.

/ March 3, 2017

What Scarce Labor Means for Talent Development in China

A look at what best practices attract the best talent Jennifer Lawrence A China-based human resources (HR) director for a leading US multinational corporation (MNC) recently lamented, “We recruited for a regional sales director based in Shanghai, selected four candidates...

/ June 1, 2015

The Glass Ceiling in China: Is it Getting Thinner or Thicker?

What does the prominence of successful businesswomen, despite pressure from society and family, say about the glass ceiling in China? By Bennett Voyles Family pressures and workplace biases mean that women in China have only a one-in-15 chance of reaching...

/ January 7, 2015

Flexible Work Hours Spreading to China

As China’s workforce reaches new levels of maturity and wealth, flexible working arrangements are an increasingly important part of HR strategies By Jake Parker Rising office rents, increasing traffic problems, and a recent rapid decline in air quality have led...

/ August 22, 2014

Dealing with Dispatch Labor under China’s New Labor Law

By Jake Parker  New regulations limiting the proportion of dispatch—or temporary—workers in China went into effect more than a month ago, constraining hiring choices and requiring labor force restructuring for many companies. A follow-up to the 2013 Labor Contract Law...

/ April 18, 2014

How to Reduce Hepatitis B in the Workplace

The success of GE China’s HBV vaccination program offers an example for companies considering similar programs by Stephen A. Maloy General Electric China Co., Ltd. (GE China) offered a voluntary, free hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination program to all employees...

/ July 1, 2009

Unionization Drive Leaves Room for Compromise

China plans to unionize all foreign-invested enterprises by 2010, but companies can work with employees to achieve a relatively positive outcome by Andreas Lauffs and Jonathan Isaacs The All-China Federation of Trade Unions (ACFTU) last June formally announced a new...