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China Foreign TEFL & ESL Teachers Protected By Privacy Act & Labor Laws…

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  • CFTU
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    8 June, 2016 at 12:44
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    Great news is good to share! Things are looking up for TEFL teachers and all expats now working in China…

    In 2014 foreign employees in China were granted 15 employee rights that are now actually enforced. This year China’s Privacy Act was amended to cover and protect ALL employees in China no matter who your employer may be. Unfortunately interns and part time casual laborers are not covered.

    For the rest of us working full time as a ESL or TEFL teacher in China the news is great. Why?

    Now your employer cannot use your photo/image on the internet, in posters, on Wei Xin, or any other public forum, nor can they give your personal information to any third party without first obtaining your written consent and tell you how your information will be used. This applies not only to the internet but also posters, flyers, and printed ads in newspapers or magazines.

    If you do not give your consent, you cannot be punished in any way, and if you are, your employer can be fined 100,000 yuan or have their business license suspended up to 90 days. If you do not know all 15 of your employee rights click here and get up to speed! http://www.chinaforeignteachersunion.com/2014/12/surprise-you-have-employee-rights-in.html

    Now if we could can only get them to shut down those nasty coal plants!


    Before accepting any teaching job in China, please visit http://www.ChinaScamBusters.com Know Before You Go and get a free copy of China’s labor laws from the CFTU (Just request by email)

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