China has its own system for annual leave, endowment insurance, and pension, but how do these terms actually impact our daily lives? If youre an expat living and working in China, here are some numbers you should know about during your employment period or before you sign a contract.
To establish a labor relationship, a labor contract shall be concluded within one month from the date of employment.
If the employer fails to conclude a labor contract with the employee after one month from the date of employment, it shall pay the employee two times the value of his or her monthly salary.
If the term of the labor contract is more than one month and less than one year, the probation period cannot exceed one month. If the term of the labor contract is less than 3 years, the trial period shall not exceed 2 months; for a fixed period of 3 years or more and a labor contract without a fixed period, the trial period shall not exceed 6 months.
Therefore, no matter what company you work for, the trial period can be no longer than 6 months.
Endowment insurance must be insured for at least 15 years, and you can apply for a monthly pension when you reach the retirement age.
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If you fail to pay for your medical insurance for 3 consecutive months, then you will no longer benefit from this insurance.
Interrupting the payment of medical insurance will not only affect your total payment period, but also the interruption of payment may result in your insufficient accumulated years, and you will not be able to enjoy the medical insurance benefits on time.
In other words, under no circumstances should the unemployment insurance payment period be more than 24 months.
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The state implements a working hour system in which the working hours of workers cannot be more than 8 hours per day and the average weekly working hours are not more than 44 hours.
The employer shall ensure that the worker has at least one day off per week.
During working hours and at work, death from sudden illness or death after being rescued within 48 hours is considered a work-related injury.
If an employee suffers from accidents or suffers from occupational diseases and needs to suspend work for work-related injuries and medical treatment, the original wages and benefits will remain unchanged during the period of suspension of work and salaries, and the unit will pay monthly.
The period of suspension of work is generally not more than 12 months. If the injury is serious or the situation is special, it may be extended by the municipal-level labor ability appraisal committee of the district, but the extension may not exceed 12 months.
When an enterprise employee needs to stop working for medical treatment due to illness, he will be given a medical period of 3 months to 24 months according to the actual working years at his/her company or total years of employment.
If the actual years of employment are less than 10 years, but actual working years in his/her company for less than 5 years, you can enjoy 3 months of medical treatment. If more than 5 years, you can enjoy 6 months medical treatment.
More than 20 years at the company and you can enjoy 24 months of medical treatment.
After the employee has worked for one year, he can enjoy paid annual leave.
Anyone who requests labor arbitration shall file the arbitration to the Labor Dispute Committee within 60 days from the date the dispute occurred.
The arbitration period shall be calculated from the date that the applicant found their right was infringed.
Source: people's dailyEditor: Crystal H