As a result of COVID-19 and measures put in place in response to the pandemic, countries around the world – including China – have adopted new innovations in the area of employment in a bid to keep their workers safe and productive. One such innovation is work from home.
Now, more than a year after the pandemic began, home-office work has proven so effective, many believe it will become a fixture of our post-pandemic future. But remote work raises a host of legal and administrative challenges. This article – based on the 23 March 2021 webinar The Future is Now: The New World of Work in China and hosted by labour law experts Jeannette Yu and Sophy Wang with CMS China – explores the impact of homeworking in China for both workers and companies. Read the article, listen to the podcast and watch webinar recording on this topic below.