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China’s Official Holiday System

1.  Official Holidays for all the citizens in China:

  •  a one-day holiday on New Year (January 1)
  •  a three-day holiday on Spring Festival ( The lunar New Year’s Eve, lunar New Year’s day and lunar  January 2) CONTINUE READING…
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Labour Law of the People’s Republic of China

ISSUED: Adopted at he Eighth Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Eighth National People’s Congress on July 5, 1994, promulgated by Order No.28 of the President of the People’s Republic of China on July 5, 1994, and effective as of January 1, 1995


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the Length of Probation Period in Employment Contract (China)

How long is the probationary period ?

1.  Where  the labour contract was signed before Jan 1st 2008,  the probation period should be not more than 6 months.

2. Where the labour contract was signed before Jan 1st 2008 in Shanghai,the probationary period depends on the term of the jumping castle labour contract.

The term of a labour contract Probation Period
 the term of a labor contract  < 6 months no probation period
6months  ≤  the term of a labor contract  < 1 year ≤1 months
1 year  ≤  the term of a labor contract  < 3 years ≤3months
3 year  ≤  the term of a labor contract ≤6 months

3. Where the labour contract was signed after Jan 1st 2008, the probation period also depends on the term of the labour contract.

The term of a labour contract Probation Period
3 months  ≤  the term of a labor contract  < 1 year ≤1 month
1 year  ≤  the term of a labor contract  < 3 years ≤2 months
3 year  ≤  the term of a labor contract(fixed-term contract) ≤6 months
Unfixed-term contract ≤6 months
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