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Chinese Employment Law Updates for 2020: Practical Impact COVID-19, New Laws, & How to Work in China - On-Demand

Chinese Employment Law Updates for 2020: Practical Impact COVID-19, New Laws, & How to Work in China - On-Demand

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Chinese Employment Law Updates for 2020: Practical Impact COVID-19, New Laws, & How to Work in China - On-Demand

Webinar now available On-Demand.


WEBINAR SNAPSHOT: Learn how to comply with China’s employment law and avoid legal risks concerning employees working there.



China has complex and highly localized employment laws, which can trip up foreign organizations doing business there. It’s not enough to have a handle on U.S. employment laws if you have workers in China, and organizations need specific guidance on how to legally manage their China-based workforce without sparking legal risks.

And, right now, employers with a China-based workforce or who employee workers there who must travel to the United States for business may need to deal with immigration and travel-related issues as the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic spreads.

Use this on-demand webinar on how to manage labor and employment compliance risks when you employ workers in China.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Recognize the most costly mistakes that may result from non-compliance with China’s employment law
  • Manage China-based and foreign nationals workers’ immigration and travel-related concerns stemming from the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic
  • Draft employment agreements in compliance with Chinese employment law 
  • Ensure that employer rules and policies stated in the employee handbook don't run afoul to China's employment law
  • Avoid legal tripwires to concerning compensation related to work time, overtime, and paid time off, and other potentially thorny issues
  • Correctly handle terminations without violating China’s employment law

About Your Presenters

William Wright, Esq.William Wright, Esq.
Partner
Fisher Phillips LLP

Bill Wright is a partner in the Philadelphia office and the Washington, D.C. Metro offices of Fisher Phillips LLP and chair of the firm’s International Employment Practice Group. He counsels employers on various global employment, compensation, and benefit issues related to employees abroad, as well as foreign nationals working in the U.S. and the employment of U.S. permanent residents and citizens abroad. He has worked with compliance issues related to hiring, retention, and separation of employees in a multitude of jurisdictions. His experience with global employment issues has helped him assist our clients with international operations on all seven continents, including Antarctica. He has assisted clients with the implementation of strategic planning and policy development with respect to global HR practices and policies. He has also assisted clients with the management of litigation and employment controversy matters in numerous international jurisdictions. He has also counseled clients based outside the United States with the special considerations that are required when complying with U.S. employment and employee benefit rules and regulations. Wright regularly becomes involved with resolving questions related to privacy and data protection issues and has been a speaker on global employment issues in Europe, Canada, and South America.


Nan SatoNan Sato
International Attorney
Fisher Phillips LLP

Nan Sato an international attorney at Fisher Phillips who is fluent in Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, and English and has working knowledge of Spanish. She advises international companies on employment matters around the globe. Nan is a member of the firm’s COVID-19 Taskforce, a cross-disciplinary team of attorneys dedicated to advising employers on the many workplace law aspects of the global coronavirus pandemic.

Nan is a Registered Foreign Lawyer (Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi) in Japan and an attorney at Field-R Law Offices in Tokyo, Japan. As a U.S. attorney with both Chinese and Japanese legal knowledge, she is uniquely situated to examine issues from the view point of U.S. companies and provide them with the practical solutions for their operations in China and Japan.

Nan’s employment law expertise is not limited to Asia. She frequently advises employers on their international employment issues in Europe, the Middle East, Canada, and Latin America.  She counsel clients globally on establishment of new international operations, acquisition of employees, termination processes, international labor relations, as well as cross-border employment disputes.

Nan’s clients are from a variety of industries including manufacturing, finance, trading, biotech, chemical technology, sports, fashion, and education. She regularly represents U.S. companies operating abroad as well as foreign companies who are looking to expand into the U.S. market.

Nan is a frequent speaker on cross-border legal issues and regularly writes on international employment topics.