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China's labour law under fire as restructuring threatens jobs

Guangdong scrapping rises in minimum wage through 2018; local officials wary of labour unrest

LABOUR PAIN: Mr Lou said the extent of protection afforded by the Labour Contract Law is unbalanced, encouraging companies to move jobs from China to other countries.


CHINA'S labour protections are coming under fire from high places as economic restructuring pits officials concerned about social stability against a lobby arguing inflexible policies are stifling job creation and suppressing wages.

Company executives, especially at foreign...

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