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In brief

In this issue:

  • Supreme People’s Court and Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security jointly issue guidance on overtime and working hours issues
  • Government provides administrative guidance for leading platform enterprises in order to protect gig workers
  • Beijing announces top 10 typical employment dispute arbitration cases of 2021
  • Company succeeds in liquidated damages claim against social media influencer
  • Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security and three other authorities issue document supporting young people from Hong Kong and Macao to take up employment or start a business in the Greater Bay Area

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Jonathan Isaacs heads Baker McKenzie's China Employment Practice. Mr. Isaacs is listed as a leading lawyer for China employment law in various legal publications and has shared insights on labor and employment issues with many publications and media outlets, including The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, LA Times, Reuters, The Economist Intelligence Unit, Voice of America, RTHK, LA Times and Fortune Magazine. He has also co-authored the leading treatise on Chinese employment law in English, Employment Law & Practice in China. He is admitted as a lawyer in the state of New York, USA.

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Zheng Lu is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Shanghai office. She specializes in Employment & Compensation, International Labor & Human Rights, Employee Benefits & Equity Services, as well as Business Changes & Restructuring. She finished her JD in the University of Iowa, and is admitted to the Missouri Bar Association.

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Bofu An is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Beijing office. His practice focuses on labor, employment and employee benefits. He was a Special Counsel at Baker McKenzie's Employment Practice Group in Beijing, before which he was an arbitrator at the Beijing Municipal Labor Disputes Arbitration Commission for several years. Not only had he worked for several years in a Beijing local law firm where he handled many labor dispute cases, he also has extensive in-house experience as legal counsel for China Light & Power Asia Limited.

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