Sunday, September 10, 2006
Interesting Chinese HR Policies
Here is a sample of some federally mandated leave entitlements for workers in China. They obviously want to promote smaller families:
I wonder why pro-life groups don't come over to China and protest here. If they were truly concernced about ending abortions and saving lives, seems to me they'd have a much higher impact by changing the policies of a nation of 1.4 BILLION than a meager 280 million or so. Perhaps it has something to do with the Chinese government's liberal use of tanks....
- 3 days for marriage. An additional 7 consecutive days for what is considered a "late" marraige (25 for men, 23 for women).
- 90 days for maternity leave. An additional 30 days if the woman is more than 24 years old.
- 30 days for first trimester abortions!?!?!
- 45 days for second or third trimester abortions!?!?!?