Many of our lawyers at Century-Link Law Office have worked in the HR and Administrative Divisions of enterprises, Labor Relations Management Divisions of government and trade unions, and were in charge of the management of HR contracts at foreign-invested enterprises. Century-Link attaches great importance to enable employers and employees to fully understand their respective rights and obligations and establish effective communication channels for both parties while providing labor-related legal advice and services for organizations and companies as well as various individuals, thus, making labor relationship a relationship featured by mutual benefits and a win-win scenario. When it comes to labor disputes settlement, Century-Link seeks to provide innovative schemes and reduce the confrontation and losses of both parties. Our legal team provides a wide array of services including the formulation of HR rules and regulations, the design and negotiation, modification and discharging of employment contracts for enterprises and institutions of various kinds and the development and implementation of labor settlement and dismissal plans when enterprises and public institutions undergo restructuring, reorganization, M&A and insolvency.
Human Resource Rules and Regulations
We provide such legal services as the formulation, approval and modification of personnel systems for clients so that their human resources are effectively utilized and all-round benefits elevated. We pay attention to the distinctive features of clients and try to formulate personnel systems, contract templates and employee handbooks suitable for both employers and employees. Our clients include foreign-invested companies, financial institutions, engineering companies, service outsourcing enterprises, labor dispatch companies, communication service companies, government departments, and their affiliated institutes.
As we provide services for different institutions, we have developed and improved labor contract templates targeting different industrial features and characters of enterprises of different scales in line with changes in the national labor rules and regulations. Beyond that, we have summarized and formulated integrated responsive plans for legal points which are prone to labor disputes when the labor contract is signed, fulfilled, modified, discharged and terminated. In addition, we have drafted complete legal document models matching the labor contract. Century-Link has provided dozens of legal training on labor contracts for our clients and accumulated profound practical experience and expertise.
As the reform of China’s employment system is deepened and labor-related laws and regulations are modernized and improved, legal services involving labor relations and human resources have increasingly become the new business growth point for Century-Link. Given the complicated and complex labor laws, regulations, policies and rules, the intervention of specialized lawyers will contribute to the effective settlement of labor disputes and mitigate legal risks going forward. As we look to provide consultancy services for clients, we are committed to providing legal support for them based on the implementation of labor contracts to avoid disputes. At the same time, given the different trial features of arbitration and litigation for labor disputes, we act on behalf of clients to negotiate and mediate with employees prior to the litigation in order to diffuse labor disputes. During the litigation process, we represent clients in the trial and appeal, as well as implementation of disputed cases; provide well-targeted guidance and assist clients collect evidence to maximize the legal rights and interests of clients.
As the legal adviser, Century-Link Law Office provides consultancy and training concerning daily labor-related legal matters, carries out legal analysis and evaluation on the legal risks in the labor contract and personnel system under the current labor management situation, and offers strategic solutions. We establish labor contract management systems, assist enterprises regulate employment, guide HR departments to carry out effective control on the signing, fulfillment, modification, discharge and termination of labor contract. Our clients include many domestic and multinational companies such as China International Engineering Consulting Corporation, Zhongrong Information Service Co., Ltd. of China Unicom, Artrade.com, BAMC Talentvision Co., Ltd., International Poverty Reduction Center in China, China Industrial Overseas Development & Planning Association, China Netcom Group System Integration Limited Corporation, Motorola, Siemens, Reed Elsevier IT (Beijing) Co., Ltd., Harris Communications Limited, and Beijing Mag Science & Technology Development Corp.
We provide legal services for Shandong Linyi No. 8 Cotton Mill, Yiguang Electronic Joint Stock Co., Ltd. and Shandong Redsun Chemical Co., Ltd. for their introduction of foreign capital in the reorganization or M&A of state-owned assets. We offer end-to-end legal services for the restructuring of large and medium sized state-owned enterprises such as Shandong Tianyuan Construction Group Company, Shandong Facts Group Inc., Linyi Transport Company, Linyi Urban Construction Company. We also serve as the legal adviser to China Cinda Asset Management Corporation, China Orient Asset Management Corporation. We provide clients with legal advice and due diligence concerning personnel transfers, dismissals, settlements and economic compensation involved in M&A, restructuring and reorganization, liquidation and insolvency and make available specific solutions. We assist clients develop procedures to implement employee distribution and settlement plans and provide guidance for the practice at each link; participate in the implementation of employee settlement plan and communicate or negotiate with representatives of employees or employees under settlement; communicate and negotiate with trade unions and labor administrations on settlement plan.
We represent many large SOEs, multinationals and public institutions to handle the arbitration and litigation of labor dispute cases. Our clients include Motorola (China) Electronic Co., Ltd., Guangdong Development Bank Beijing Branch, China National Agricultural Exhibition Center, CIECC Engineering Construction Project Management Corporation, BAMC, Marubeni Corporation Beijing Office, China Netcom Group System Integration Limited Corporation, Foreign Economic Cooperation Center of the Ministry of Agriculture. Beyond that, we also produce analysis opinions on facts, legal analysis, coping strategy and litigation risks before the litigation, offer evidence collection plans and guide clients to collect and sum up relevant evidence.