Enforcement Of Chinese Employment Law: Regulatory Innovation And Wage Arrears

Grant number: DP0771091 | Funding period: 2007 - 2011

Completed

Abstract

Australia's security and economic well-being is closely bound up with China. It is in Australia's interests that China develops a sound legal system as the foundation of a prosperous, humane and stable society. The pervasive failure to pay Chinese workers their correct wages tests the capacity and credibility of Chinese law. An assessment of the legal system's response to the wage problem will provide specific insights on securing compliance with the employment law in China, benefiting Australian foreign policy makers, traders, investors and overseas development organisations. It will facilitate collaborative work between China and Australia on strengthening the regulatory capacity of Chines..

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