China employment dispute

Can My Employer Terminate Me Without Cause and Severance Pay?


By Yueqing Li

It is quite common for Chinese employers to stipulate in the employment contracts with foreign employees that either party can terminate the contracts upon giving the other party three to six months’ written notice in advance.

Employee Termination In China From Employer's Perspective - HROne
Termination of Labor Contract in China

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Is this clawback clause in the employment contract effective?


I was asked a few days ago by an expat working in Shanghai in regard of his difficult situation:

he was relocated from Unites Stated to Shanghai two years ago; upon relocation, he signed an expat arrangement agreement with the parent company in which he agreed to work for the China subsidiary for up to three years; he was offered with good package of benefits including…