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Extended notice period for employee’s resignation upheld by court

China - June 25 2013 In a recent case reported on June 6, 2013, the Shanghai No.1 Intermediate Court ruled that the 2 months' notice period for an employee's resignation…

Joseph W. Deng, Jonathan M. Isaacs.

Termination of employees for participating in a strike ruled illegal by Xiamen arbitration tribunal

China - July 4 2014 In a recent case reported on June 9, 2014, an employment disputes arbitration tribunal in Xiamen ruled that a company's unilateral termination of…

Joseph W. Deng, Jonathan M. Isaacs.

General manager successfully challenges termination even after being removed by board of directors

China - August 31 2014 As reported on August 8, 2014, the Shanghai Hongkou Arbitration Committee ruled that a company illegally terminated its general manager and ordered…

Jonathan M. Isaacs.

Termination of pregnant employee during probation period upheld by court

China - September 5 2012 In July 2012, the Shanghai Jing’an District Court reportedly ruled in favour of an accounting firm that had terminated a pregnant employee for her failure to meet the employment conditions during the probation period.

Joseph W. Deng, Jonathan M. Isaacs.

Non-compete provision found unenforceable against English language consultant

USA - July 4 2013 In a recent case reported on May 21, 2013, Hangzhou Xiacheng District Employment Dispute Arbitration Committee ruled that a non-compete provision in…

Joseph W. Deng, Jonathan M. Isaacs.