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Labor Contract Law 16 Labor Law  中华人民共和国劳动法

Labour Law of the People's Republic of China

(Adopted at the Eighth Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Eighth National People's Congress on July 5, 1994, promulgated by Order No.28 of the President of the People's Republic of China and effective as of January 1, 1995)


Chapter I General Provisions

Chapter II Promotion of Employment

Chapter III Labour Contracts and Collective Contracts

Chapter IV Working Hours, Rest and Vacations

Chapter V Wages

Chapter VI Occupational Safety and Health

Chapter VII Special Protection for Female and Juvenile Workers

Chapter VIII Vocational Training

Chapter IX Social Insurance and Welfare

Chapter X Labour Disputes

Chapter XI Supervision and Inspection

Chapter XII Legal Responsibility

Chapter XIII Supplementary Provisions

Chapter I General Provisions

Article 1 This Law is formulated in accordance with the Constitution in order to protect the legitimate rights and interests of labourers, readjust labour relationships, establish and safeguard a labour system suited to the socialist market economy, and promote economic development and social progress.

Labor Law  Labor Contract Law 中华人民共和国劳动合同法