The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security and the Supreme People’s Court Jointly issue the First Batch of Typical Cases of Labor and Personnel Disputes

China’s regulator in charge of employment issues, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, and the Supreme People’s Court of China jointly published the Typical Cases of Labour and Personnel Disputes (First Batch) on July 10, 2020 ("First Batch of Typical Cases"), aiming to unify trial standards nationwide. The First Batch of Typical Cases consists of 15 cases in total, the topics of which cover various controversial issues in practice, including disputes in relation to the outbreak of COVID-19, remuneration, non-competition, open-term, change of working place and position, and flexible working hours system, etc.

This note summarizes several of the main takeaways from the First Batch of Typical Cases.

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