Research Articles

In a renewed push by China after the 19th Party Congress, officials are calling on foreign companies to support the creation of...
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...
Companies in China faced a year-end scramble to enroll their foreign employees in China’s social insurance scheme before...
Following a string of serious workplace safety incidents that have resulted in hundreds of deaths across China, PRC leaders...
The PRC State Council on September 18 issued the final version of the long-awaited Labor Contract Law (LCL) Implementing...
Initial results from the 2008 US-China Business Council Member Priorities Survey indicate that rising costs are among the top...
In a recent interview with People's Daily Online, the All-China Federation of Trade Unions (ACFTU) Grassroots Organization and...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) hosted a labor law workshop in Beijing on June 13 to discuss the PRC Labor Contract Law (...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) in Shanghai recently held a roundtable discussion on workforce localization in China....
The State Council Legislative Affairs Office (SCLAO) on May 6 released for comment draft Implementing Regulations for the PRC...
The US-China Business Council's (USCBC) Beijing office held a human resources (HR) workshop on talent retention on May 8; the...

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