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In This Issue:

  • Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau residents no longer need work permits to work in mainland China

  • Local tax authorities will collect all social insurance contributions starting 1 January 2019

  • China signs social security treaty with Japan

  • New local regulations promote sex-neutral hiring practices and workplace protections for female employees

  • Guangdong Province provides guidance on labor disputes

  • Tianjin issues implementing measures for Employment Contract Law

  • Tianjin implements new alternative working hours regulations

  • Highest court in Jiangsu Province rejects employee severance claim for failure to make social insurance contributions

  • Highest court in Hunan Province sets model for calculating damages in criminal employee trade secret theft case

  • Courts order significant amount of damages for breach of post- termination non-compete restrictions


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