The Labor Contract Law: Construction of Harmonious Labor Relations
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The Labor Contract Law of the People's Republic of China1 (here - after referred to as the Labor Contract Law) was promulgated at the 28th session of the Standing Committee of the tenth National People's Congress on June 29, 2007 and was put into effect on January 1, 2008. The Labor Contract Law (劳动合同法) will have a profound influence on China's political, economic, and social structures.

I. Background

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Zhang, Mingqi, “The Labor Contract Law: Construction of Harmonious Labor Relations”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 26 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-6002_crpn_C9789004173521_015>



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