China's Labor Pains

Nargi-Toth, Kathy
January 2008
Printed Circuit Design & Manufacture;Jan2008, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p4
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the effect of China's newly implemented Labor Contract and Employment Promotions laws on foreign companies operating in the country. According to her, most international firms have lobbied against the laws claiming that such laws would fuel rising labor costs. She mentions that the new limits on probationary periods and age discrimination protections are among the employee protections incorporated in the legislation.


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