9.1 Probation period

China | Commentary

9.1 Probation period

China | Commentary

9.     Employment law

In accordance with China's labour law, the following articles deserve a close attention when hiring an employee working in China.

9.1     Probation period

Based on the Article No. 19 of China's labour contract law, the employer can only agree the probation period to the employee once.

In the situation that the employment contract is on a project basis or the length of the employment contract does not last for more than three months, it is not allowed to agree upon the probation period.

Moreover, the length of probation period differs in respect of different length of employment contracts,

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