Employment Promotion Law(2007)

Order of the President

(No. 70)

The Employment Promotion Law of the People's Republic of China, which was adopted at the 29th session of the Standing Committee of the Tenth National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China on August 30, 2007, is hereby promulgated and shall come into force as of January 1, 2008.

President of the People's Republic of China Hu Jintao

August 30, 2007
Employment Promotion Law of the People's Republic of China

(Adopted at the 29th session of the Standing Committee of the Tenth National People's Congress on August 30, 2007)

Contents

Chapter I General Provisions

Chapter II Policy Support

Chapter III Fair Employment

Chapter IV Employment Services and Management

Chapter V Vocational Education and Training

Chapter VI Employment Aids

Chapter VII Supervision and Inspection
Chapter VIII Legal Liabilities

Chapter IX Supplementary Provisions

Chapter I General Provisions
Article 1 This law is enacted to promote employment, promote positive interaction between economic development and increase of employment, and promote the harmony and stability of society.

Article 2 The state highlights the increase of employment in the development of economy and society, implements active employment policies, upholds the guiding principles of workers choosing their own jobs and the market regulating employment and the government promoting employment, and increases employment through multiple channels.

Article 3 Workers shall have the right to equal employment and to choose job on their own initiative in accordance with the law
Workers seeking employment shall not be subject to discrimination based on factors such as ethnicity, race, gender, religious belief etc.

Article 4 The people's governments at and above the county level shall regard the increase of employment as an important goal for the development of economy and social development, integrate it in the plan on development of national economy and society and work out medium and long term plans and annual work plans on promoting the increase of employment.

Article 5 The people's governments at and above the county level shall create employment conditions and increase employment by taking measures such as developing the economy, adjusting the industrial structure, regulating the market of human resources, improving the employment services, strengthening the vocational education and training, and providing employment aid, etc.

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  Source: ACFTU  2007-08-30

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