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TransAsia Lawyers and Littler Host Chinese Employment Law Forum at Harvard

02 November 2011

USA: On 2 Nov 2011, Littler and TransAsia Lawyers hosted a forum on Chinese employment law at Harvard.

Speakers included Chinese Government Official, Mr. Zhang Shicheng — Deputy Director-General, Legislative Committee, PRC National People's Congress and Dr. Isabelle I H Wan — Leader of TransAsia Lawyers’ Employment Law Practice. The discussion was moderated by Littler’s International Practice Group Chair — Peter Susser.

Topics addressed include:

  • Adverse Domino Effect I: Understanding Strike and Work Stoppages
  • Adverse Domino Effect II: How to Handle Collective Action
  • The New Social Insurance Law: Impact on Employers and How It Will Affect Expatriate Employment in China
  • Interim Measures for Expatriates’ Social Insurance Contribution: The New Social Insurance Law Further Explained
  • Triggers for Labor Unrest: Working Hours and Overtime Pay
  • The Hidden Dangers of Inadequate Drafting: Employment Contracts and Employee Handbooks
  • Collective Wage Bargaining and Push for Unionization: How Will It Affect Fortune 500 Companies?
  • Prevention and Preparation: What Happens When an Employment Relationship Ends