Understanding labour and employment law in china, by ronald c brown, new york: cambridge university press, 2010, 332 pp, isbn 978-0-521-19148-7 un article de la revue relations industrielles (volume 65, numéro 4, 2010, p 543- 702) diffusée par la plateforme érudit. Impact of employment contracts law on employment relations in china shuming zhao & jie zhang the new labor contracts law (2008) has great impacts on employment re lations in china focus of disputes on the law is the stipulation on the open term contract disputes are also fo cused on the stipulation on labor. Collective consultation and industrial relations in china abstract economic reform in china has seen the replacement of the administrative regulation of labour relations by their contractual regulation, with an increasing emphasis on the role of the collective contract system studies of the introduction of the system. In october 2013 i was lucky enough to have a research visit in china, funded by the sino danish centre for education and research here i had the opportunities to make preliminary studies of working conditions and labour market regulations in china in this regard, i obtained the privilege to work with zhaoyang sun and.
In the following year, china's 2009 employment contract law provided additional guidelines around the management of workers to address increasing labor unrest and employer abuse of employee rights these legislative changes continues a pattern of reform for employment relations and management in prc however. Firstly, my thanks go to the department of social policies and science at university of bath, where i have spent six years from my study as an mres student to the final completion of my phd thesis, it has been, truly, an extraordinary journey of learning, trials and exploring i would like to particularly. In china, rising economic and social inequality mean that labour tensions are high president xi jinping has responded with a new idea where the all china federation of trade unions and collective bargaining can emerge as strong forces that will harmonize industrial relations yet, chinese workers do. We use the evolution of industrial relations scholarship in china to study the role of the state in the process of knowledge production in the course of the last decade the policy of the chinese state has shifted from promoting a flexible labour market as part of an export-led growth strategy, to addressing problems of growing.
This study investigates the contribution of organizational support and personal relations in accounting for chinese workers' affective commitment to the organization for which they work and their organizational citizenship behavior in a sample of 605 matched cases of employees and their immediate supervisors from a large. Enterprises, and has begun organising enterprise-level trade-union elections in state-owned enterprises these and the several other important developments, which will be examined in this paper are still just emerging tracking them helps us see what may lie ahead in the coming decade in chinese labour relations. Access pdf html export citation 1 - what should we be looking for in industrial relations in china pp 1-20 by william brown 9781316335222002 access pdf html export citation 2 - the transition to collective labour relations pp 21-45 by chang kai, william brown.
This paper is a part of a comparative study examining industrial relations developments in different countries and regions of the world it examines the remarkable changes china has undergone in the field of industrial and employment relations, in particular after the transition to a market economy after. Industrial relations in china, south korea and germany part i collective bargaining huang renmin characteristics of collective wage bargaining in china and the practical role of trade unions 25 25 youngmo yoon labour relations and collective bargaining in south korea moving from enterprise level. In this introduction to the special issue 'changing work, labour and employment relations in china', we argue that china is taking an experimental and decentralized approach to the development of new labor relations frameworks particular political constraints in china prevent interest aggregation among workers, as the.
China's recent shift from low-cost manufacturing towards a value-added economy has significantly influenced china's employment relations in the manufacturing sector indeed, industrial upgrading towards higher capital intensity in manufacturing has required changes in hr strategies and practices to.
Decadelong economic stagnation in japan have altered the political economy of employment relations, bringing inevitable changes to labour markets and therefore industrial relations dynamism however, most dramatic changes have taken place in the transition economies of east 6sia, namely china, kiet cam. China—labor law—employment law—contractual employment relationships —impact of chinese labor law—legal enforcement—workplace relations as one of the most labour-intensive countries in the world, labour. China's global outward foreign direct investment (fdi) has increased substantially over the last decade, with europe as a key destination the upsurge in chinese outward fdi indicates a rebalancing of global political-economic relations, with china and its companies acquiring new roles and gaining economic power.