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What contents should be stipulated in the labor contract for employees

Article 17 of the Labor Contract Law of China stipulates, a labor contract shall have the following provisions:


(1) The name, address and legal representative or principal responsible person of the employing unit;

(2) The name, address and number of the resident identity card or other valid identity document of the laborer;

(3) The term of the labor contract; includes the start and end date of the contract and the length of the probation period;

(4) Work content and work place; clarify the work content and responsibilities of employees, as well as the work location and travel arrangements etc.;

(5) Working hours, rest and holidays; comply with national laws and regulations, work hours, rest time, overtime and other related matters.

(6) Remuneration for the employment; including salaries, bonuses, allowances, subsidies, etc., as well as payment methods and times;

(7) Social insurance and welfares; according to the provisions of national laws and regulations, the social insurance, housing fund and other benefits of employees are agreed;

(8) Labour protection, working conditions and protection against occupational hazards;

(9) Other matters that shall be included in labor contracts as stipulated by laws and regulations.


In addition to the necessary clauses stipulated in the preceding paragraph, the employing unit and the laborer may agree on probation period, training, confidentiality, supplementary insurance and welfare benefits and other matters in the labor contract.