The First US President Getting Involved in A Lawsuit in China
Today, the The Third Plenary Session of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist passed a “Decision” in which the long existing and highly controversial “re-education through labor system (laojiao)” is announced to be abolished as part of a major effort to protect human rights.
In China, the length of annual leave is regulated by the “Workers Paid Annual Leave Regulations”, in which the Article 3 regulates that employees who have worked in a company for one year but less than 10 years are granted for five days annual leave (employee are not granted for any annual leave in the first year of work in a company); those who have worked for 10 years but less than 20 years are granted for 10 days annual leave; those who have worked for more than 20 years in a company are entitled 15 days annual leave. Public holidays and normal rest days are not included in the annual leave.
On July 1, the newly revised “Elderly Protection Law” in China entered into effect which stipulates that family members should concern about the spiritual needs of the elderly, can not ignore and neglect the elderly. In case the elderly are living independently, other family members should visit the elderly regularly.
On 29th May, the Supreme People’s Court announced three typical criminal cases in respect of violations of the interests of minors. An official of the Supreme People’s Court said, the Supreme Court will guide future courts at all levels to further increase punishment for violations of rights of minors and adhere to the minimum level of tolerance.