According to China laws & regulations, FIEs have two ways to employ local staff. The first is to sign contract directly with the employees, and the other let the employees sign contract with foreign enterprise service companies eg. FESCO. Representative offices should only choose the second way, which cannot hire local staff directly. FIEs and ROs should pay pension fund, unemployment fund, medical insurance to local staff. Additional commercial insurance can be offered, however should be based on those three compulsive ones. This topic provide various articles in the aspects of employment related laws & regulations, work flows, social funds and additional staff benefits.