Research Articles

Despite new obstacles, growth in China remains robust, and US companies are dedicated to the China market—that was a clear...
Minster of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) Yin Weimin announced on March 10 that China will slowly extend the...
Last year, China’s 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) laid out a legislative agenda to address some of the most pressing...
As China transitions to a service-oriented, high-value manufacturing economy, policymakers have taken measures to promote...
From the declarations of reform made at the Central Economic Work Conference to the promises of the third plenum, Chinese...
As Chinese and American business travelers know well, securing visas for short- or long-term stays can be a time-consuming...
Foreign companies are under increasing pressure to keep their Chinese workforces satisfied, as new workers demand better...
China’s sweeping overhaul of its decades-old residency system has the potential to boost consumer spending, increase labor...
Increased air pollution, deteriorating traffic conditions, and rising office rent prices are leading some US companies in China...
Rapidly increasing wages, high demand for qualified workers, and high turnover rates have made recruiting and retaining talent...
On April 14, all 40,000 workers of Yue Yuen Industrial, a Chinese shoe manufacturer that supplies American brands such as Nike...
New regulations limiting the proportion of dispatch—or temporary—workers in China went into effect on March 1, constraining...
In 2014, China’s agencies in charge of human resources (HR) are focused on implementing reform to social insurance and income...
Starting April 1, seven Chinese cities and provinces raised their monthly minimum wages by an average of 12.5 percent,...
China’s long-awaited urbanization plan indicates that the country’s leaders will focus on increasing access to social services...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) advanced members’ concerns throughout 2013 by advocating directly with key Chinese...
Rising costs and intensifying domestic competition are combining to squeeze margins for many American companies in China,...
As the Chinese government continues to investigate multinational companies for bribery and price fixing, firms doing business...
Complying with Chinese immigration rules has never been easy. But new visa and residency regulations that went into effect...
Among the top concerns for US-China Business Council (USCBC) member companies are the increasing costs of doing business in...
Data privacy laws and regulations have gained attention in China after several high-profile cases involving employees from both...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) appreciates the opportunity to provide comments on the draft amendment to the Labor...
美中贸易全国委员会 (USCBC) 感谢全国人大常委会给予我们机会,就中华人民共和国劳动合同法修正案(草案)提出修改建议。全国人大常委会向社会公开征集意见这一举措,体现了中国政府在提高政策制定和立法透明度方面所作出的努力。
On July 6, the National People’s Congress Standing Committee released draft amendments to the Labor Contract Law (LCL) for...
Foreign companies should prepare for two recent developments affecting human resources: a revision to China's Labor Contract...
Government regulators in China reaffirmed their commitment to promote collective bargaining rights and dramatically increase...
Companies in China faced a year-end scramble to enroll their foreign employees in China’s social insurance scheme before...
As the PRC government seeks ways to implement the goals of the 12th Five-Year Plan (FYP, 2011-15), the government recently...
US companies in China are modifying their human resources (HR) strategies to address increasingly complex PRC labor policy...

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