China: Employment law update | October 2021

In brief

In this issue:

  • What employers need to consider under the New Personal Information Protection Law
  • New measures to protect the labor security rights and interests of gig workers
  • Supreme People's Court and Ministry of Human Resources and Public Security expressly state that the "996" work system is illegal
  • Beijing issues flexible employment measures for Free Trade Zone enterprises
  • Shanghai court rules on whether conversation records on an office cell phone are private and whether they can be introduced as evidence
  • Beijing court rules that employee was lawfully dismissed for repeatedly failing to respond to work-related messages while working from home
  • Shenzhen court rules on dismissal of employee who used umbrellas to shield herself from an office camera
  • Delivery workers to get new protection - Seven authorities issue an opinion on protection of salary income and a new method of insurance enrollment

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Hong Kong
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