How to Avoid the Risk of Paying Double Wages: Signing a Written Labor Contract

A huge tide of litigation appeared in the years after the entry into force of the Labor Contract Law in 2008, which mainlyrelated to the non-signing of written labor contracts, of which many employers had to pay a heavy price. Chinese law stipulates that it is essential to sign a written labor contract within one month after the establishment of labor relations between qualified employers and employees, but in cases where no written labor contract has been signed with the employee, according to law, after a labor relationship has been established, double wages should be paid by the employer. In practice, more attention should be paid to certain details within this area.

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