The executive had gone to Beijing to lay off employees in a department that was being moved to India. The remaining employees feared that their jobs would be lost as well, so they demanded severance payments, even though they were to continue working at the factory.
Labor: Avoiding hostage situations when terminating employees in China
Kevin L. Jones is a partner with Faegre Baker Daniels. Based in Shanghai, he chairs the firm’s labor and employment practice in China. He can...Bio and more articles