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Deceased worker of sub-contractor held to have de facto employment with construction company

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • China
  • -
  • March 26 2014

In December 2013, the People's Court of Linmu County, Shandong Province, reportedly ruled that a de facto employment relationship existed between a

Recent discrimination cases (February 2014)

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • China
  • -
  • February 28 2014

On January 6, 2014, the Guangzhou Municipal Yuexiu District People's Court accepted the first household permit (hukou) discrimination case ever heard

Employer ordered to pay year-end bonus to ex-employee

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • China
  • -
  • February 28 2014

In a case reportedly decided by a Beijing court in January 2014, the employer was ordered to pay the year-end bonus to an ex-employee. The parties had

First ever pre-litigation preliminary injunction order issued in trade secret case

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • China
  • -
  • February 28 2014

In early January, the Shanghai No. 1 Intermediate People's Court issued China's first ever pre-litigation preliminary injunction in a dispute

Court briefs - Spring 2014

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • February 14 2014

Regulation on State Secrecy Law of the People’s Republic of China No. 646 2014 of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China

District court rules that confidential communications with lawyers are not protected from disclosure under Chinese law, nor is a company's internal investigation protected under the U.S. work-product doctrine unless the investigation proceeded at the dire

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • China, Israel, USA
  • -
  • January 28 2014

The family of two victims of a suicide bombing in Israel sued Bank of China under the Anti-Terrorism Act, 18 U.S.C. 2333(a), for providing material

Employee wins overtime pay claim for meal time during overtime hours

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • January 15 2014

The Suzhou Huqiu District People's Court has upheld an employee's overtime pay claim for meal time during overtime hours. The employee worked for a

Expat’s claim for reinstatement fails after work permit expired

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • December 19 2013

In a case reported on August 29, 2013, the Shanghai Jing'an District People's Court dismissed a foreign national's claim for reinstatement, reasoning

Employees successfully seek court relief for unpaid social insurance and housing fund contributions

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • December 19 2013

In a recent case reported on September 17, 2013, the Chongqing Intermediate People's Court upheld a retired employee's claim against his former

Employee wins overtime pay claim for meal time during overtime hours

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • December 19 2013

The Suzhou Huqiu District People's Court reportedly upheld an employee's overtime pay claim for meal time during overtime hours. The employee