Allan Xu Presents on How to Handle Mass Layoff in China

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On August 22, 2019, Dezan Shira & Associates in collaboration with European Chamber Shanghai co-hosted a breakfast seminar titled, Making Sense of HR: How to Handle Mass Layoff in China.

As the pressure to become profitable increases, many organizations have had to rethink their workforce strategies, which often results in mass firings.

Managing Mass Layoff Under PRC Labor Contract Law

Our labor law expert, Allan Xu, reviewed reasons for mass layoffs, schemes, and solutions.

Allan started the seminar with common reasons for mass layoffs, often regarding radical business adjustment. Using the PRC Labor Contract Law, Allan then explained the legal grounds and severance pay related to different options for mass layoff.

Allan presents on How to Handle Mass Layoff in China to EUCCC members

Allan presents on How to Handle Mass Layoff in China to EUCCC members

The seminar also covered more practical knowledge including the calculation of severance pay, general compensation schemes and termination procedures. Having a clear sense of the employment termination procedure will help any company avoid illegal acts and potential labor disputes.

Allan closed the seminar by providing useful tips which can help HR managers better handle the potential risks of mass layoff.

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Our legal, HR and payroll professionals have a deep understanding of China’s complex regulatory environments, as well as in-depth knowledge and experience regarding human resource issues.

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