The primary aim of this book is to help readers understand the development of the theory and practice of labor law in China, and to familiarize them with major advances and remaining challenges in this field. The author also puts forward suggestions on how to improve labor law in China on the basis of an analysis of key problems and comparative study. The book can also serve as a useful guide, allowing HR experts at companies with Chinese employees or doing business in China to better understand Chinese labor law and regulations. It covers a broad range of labor law issues, including the meaning of labor relations, definition of the employee and employer, the duties of employers and employees, anti-discrimination, labor dispatch, minimum wage, termination of labor contracts, work injury insurance, labor inspections and labor dispute resolution.
About the author
Zengyi Xie Ph.D. in law, is Associate Professor at the Institute of Law, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). He is also a member of the Academic Committee and Deputy Secretary-General of China’s Labor and Social Law Association. He has previously been a visiting scholar at the University of Oxford, Columbia University, and Harvard University. Professor Xie specializes in labor law and social security law. He has published three books: Labor Law in China:Reform and Improvements (2015), Rethinking China’s Labor Laws (2011) and Confl ict of Interests in Demutualized Stock Exchanges (2007). His many articles have appeared in different Chinese and foreign legal journals, including CASS Journal of Law and China Law Review. Professor Xie serves as legal counsel for the All-China Federation of Trade Unions. In 2014, the China Law Society nominated Professor Xie for the seventh Ten Most Outstanding Young Chinese Legal Scholars Award.