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China - Severance pay and redundancy payment


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Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • See art. 46 and 47 ECL:
    Severance pay amounts to one month's pay per year of service. For the purpose of calculating severance pay, an employment period ranging from 6 months to 1 year is to be counted as one year. If the employee has worked for less than 6 months, he will be entitled to half a month's pay.

    If the monthly wage of a worker exceeds three times the average monthly wages of employees in the municipality where the employer is located, severance pay shall be paid to him at the rate of three times the local average monthly wages and and shall be for not more than 12 years of work.

    See also Art. 27 of Implementing Regulations of the PRC Employment Contracts Law.
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 10 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 20 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • Same as severance pay: see art. 46 (4) ECL read together with art. 47 ECL.
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 10 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 20 month(s)
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Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • See art. 46 and 47 ECL:
    Severance pay amounts to one month's pay per year of service. For the purpose of calculating severance pay, an employment period ranging from 6 months to 1 year is to be counted as one year. If the employee has worked for less than 6 months, he will be entitled to half a month's pay.

    If the monthly wage of a worker exceeds three times the average monthly wages of employees in the municipality where the employer is located, severance pay shall be paid to him at the rate of three times the local average monthly wages and and shall be for not more than 12 years of work.

    See also Art. 27 of Implementing Regulations of the PRC Employment Contracts Law.
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 10 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 20 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • Same as severance pay: see art. 46 (4) ECL read together with art. 47 ECL.
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 10 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 20 month(s)
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Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • See art. 46 and 47 ECL:
    Severance pay amounts to one month's pay per year of service. For the purpose of calculating severance pay, an employment period ranging from 6 months to 1 year is to be counted as one year. If the employee has worked for less than 6 months, he will be entitled to half a month's pay.

    If the monthly wage of a worker exceeds three times the average monthly wages of employees in the municipality where the employer is located, severance pay shall be paid to him at the rate of three times the local average monthly wages and and shall be for not more than 12 years of work.

    See also Art. 27 of Implementing Regulations of the PRC Employment Contracts Law.
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 10 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 20 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • Same as severance pay: see art. 46 (4) ECL read together with art. 47 ECL.
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 10 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 20 month(s)
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Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • See art. 46 and 47 ECL:
    Severance pay amounts to one month's pay per year of service. For the purpose of calculating severance pay, an employment period ranging from 6 months to 1 year is to be counted as one year. If the employee has worked for less than 6 months, he will be entitled to half a month's pay.

    If the monthly wage of a worker exceeds three times the average monthly wages of employees in the municipality where the employer is located, severance pay shall be paid to him at the rate of three times the local average monthly wages and and shall be for not more than 12 years of work.

    See also Art. 27 of Implementing Regulations of the PRC Employment Contracts Law.
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 10 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 20 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • Same as severance pay: see art. 46 (4) ECL read together with art. 47 ECL.
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 10 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 20 month(s)
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Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • See art. 46 and 47 ECL:
    Severance pay amounts to one month's pay per year of service. For the purpose of calculating severance pay, an employment period ranging from 6 months to 1 year is to be counted as one year. If the employee has worked for less than 6 months, he will be entitled to half a month's pay.

    If the monthly wage of a worker exceeds three times the average monthly wages of employees in the municipality where the employer is located, severance pay shall be paid to him at the rate of three times the local average monthly wages and and shall be for not more than 12 years of work.

    See also Art. 27 of Implementing Regulations of the PRC Employment Contracts Law.
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 10 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 20 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • Same as severance pay: see art. 46 (4) ECL read together with art. 47 ECL.
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 10 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 20 month(s)
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Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • See art. 46 and 47 ECL:
    Severance pay amounts to one month's pay per year of service. For the purpose of calculating severance pay, an employment period ranging from 6 months to 1 year is to be counted as one year. If the employee has worked for less than 6 months, he will be entitled to half a month's pay.

    If the monthly wage of a worker exceeds three times the average monthly wages of employees in the municipality where the employer is located, severance pay shall be paid to him at the rate of three times the local average monthly wages and and shall be for not more than 12 years of work.

    See also Art. 27 of Implementing Regulations of the PRC Employment Contracts Law.
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 10 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 20 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • Same as severance pay: see art. 46 (4) ECL read together with art. 47 ECL.
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 10 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 20 month(s)
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Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • See art. 46 and 47 ECL:
    Severance pay amounts to one month's pay per year of service. For the purpose of calculating severance pay, an employment period ranging from 6 months to 1 year is to be counted as one year. If the employee has worked for less than 6 months, he will be entitled to half a month's pay.

    If the monthly wage of a worker exceeds three times the average monthly wages of employees in the municipality where the employer is located, severance pay shall be paid to him at the rate of three times the local average monthly wages and and shall be for not more than 12 years of work.

    See also Art. 27 of Implementing Regulations of the PRC Employment Contracts Law.
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 10 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 20 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • Same as severance pay: see art. 46 (4) ECL read together with art. 47 ECL.
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 10 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 20 month(s)
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Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • See art. 46 and 47 ECL:
    Severance pay amounts to one month's pay per year of service. For the purpose of calculating severance pay, an employment period ranging from 6 months to 1 year is to be counted as one year. If the employee has worked for less than 6 months, he will be entitled to half a month's pay.

    If the monthly wage of a worker exceeds three times the average monthly wages of employees in the municipality where the employer is located, severance pay shall be paid to him at the rate of three times the local average monthly wages and and shall be for not more than 12 years of work.

    See also Art. 27 of Implementing Regulations of the PRC Employment Contracts Law.
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 10 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 20 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • Same as severance pay: see art. 46 (4) ECL read together with art. 47 ECL.
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 10 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 20 month(s)
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Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • See art. 46 and 47 ECL:
    Severance pay amounts to one month's pay per year of service. For the purpose of calculating severance pay, an employment period ranging from 6 months to 1 year is to be counted as one year. If the employee has worked for less than 6 months, he will be entitled to half a month's pay.

    If the monthly wage of a worker exceeds three times the average monthly wages of employees in the municipality where the employer is located, severance pay shall be paid to him at the rate of three times the local average monthly wages and and shall be for not more than 12 years of work.

    See also Art. 27 of Implementing Regulations of the PRC Employment Contracts Law.
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 10 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 20 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • Same as severance pay: see art. 46 (4) ECL read together with art. 47 ECL.
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 10 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 20 month(s)