|Name:||Regulations of the People's Republic of China on Settlement of Labour Disputes in Enterprises|
|Subject(s):||Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations|
|Type of legislation:||Regulation, Decree, Ordinance|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Printed Separately, 12 p.
|Bibliography:||Printed Separately, 12 p.
English translation Ministry of Commerce, Peoples Republic of China PDF of Law in English (consulted on 2007-10-09)
|Abstract/Citation:||Regulates dipsutes in enterprises in order to protect the interests of enterprises and workers and to maintain normal production and sound labour relations. Chapter One establishes general rules. States that the regulations apply to disputes concerning inter alia, contracts, dismissals, wages, insurance and training. Establishes principles for the handling of disputes. Provides for negotiations in disputes prior to mediation. Chapter Two governs mediation in enterprises. Provides for the establishment of a mediation committee and for the procedures of such a committee. Sets a thirty day limit on mediation. Chapter Three governs arbitration. Establishes the composition of an arbitration committee and its procedure. Regulates claims for arbitration. Provides for investicagation of disputes and for the rulings of an arbitration tribunal. Chapter Four governs rules of punishment. Declares that persons are liable of a punishable offence if they interfere with the work of a tribunal, provide false information or refuse to give information, or retaliate against a member of a tribunal. Chapter Five make supplementary regulations.|