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China: Ten Provinces release guidelines on wage increases for 2014
Zone(s): China ¦ Sector(s): Employment
- Average suggested wage increase: Suggested for enterprises experiencing normal business operations and normal economic growth.
- Maximum suggested wage increase: Suggested for enterprises experiencing good business operations and strong economic growth.
- Minimum suggested wage increase: Suggested for enterprises experiencing poor economic growth and can refer to the minimum wage increases
Enterprises that are experiencing difficulties or a deficit can choose to offer a “zero increase” if approved by the Workers’ Congress. Enterprises should take into consideration the wage distribution for managing personnel and ordinary employees. If the wages of ordinary employees are not increased, it is not permitted to increase the wages of managing personnel.