Human Resources in China (Second Edition)

Published: December 2010

Due to the rapidly changing nature of the labor market and the laws that govern it in China, it can be very difficult for foreign investors and managers to understand how to manage human resources on the mainland. Specifically designed to cover the most important issues relating to managing a Chinese workforce, this guide details the HR issues that both local managers in China and investors looking to establish a presence on the mainland should be aware about.

 
This guide covers the following topics:
 
  • Recruiting Professionals in China
  • Issues to Consider When Initially Hiring Staff
  • Designing Labor Contracts
  • Structuring Salary Packages
  • China’s Social Security System
  • Managing the Monthly Payroll Process
  • Calculating Individual Income Tax
  • Labor Unions
  • Terminating the Employment Relationship
  • Severance Pay and its Tax Treatment
  • Organizing Visas for Foreign Staff in China