In order to understand Chinese Labour Law, a retrospective view of the historical development of the law gives useful insight. The missing distinction between law and politics is rooted in Confucianism and has been kept up during the time of imperial reign. Chinese Law (which mainly consisted of criminal law) was not designed to give individuals rights against each other or against the state power (i.e. the imperial bureaucracy).


Minimum Wage Employment Relationship Employment Agreement Collective Agreement Work Union 
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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Lorenz
    • 1
  • Roland Falder
    • 2
  1. 1.Lorenz & Partners Co., Ltd.BangkokThailand
  2. 2.Emplawyers PartmbBMünchenDeutschland

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