Maternity Leave Extension Policy in China: Background and Advice for Businesses
Dec 13, 2021Season 4Episode 3
Hosted by BritCham Shanghai's Business Committee Manager Frances Song, this podcast interviews Vivienne Jin, Partner and New York State Admitted Attorney at Rui Bai Law Firm, a member of the PwC global network of firms.
In late November, more favourable parental leave policies have been rolled out in Chinese cities and provinces to reduce the burden of childbirth and child care. Under the revised regulation, the Shanghai government announced that maternity leave is extended to 158 days.
This episode introduces the overview of this policy change, including the background and the perspective from a legal point of view, as well as practical advice for businesses.