China News Service, November 11th. According to the website of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, the Office of the Leading Group of the State Council for the Elimination of Unpaid Migrant Workers' Wages has recently issued the "Notice on Launching Special Winter Actions for the Elimination of Unpaid Wages" (hereinafter referred to as the "Notice").
The "Notice" decided to organize a special winter campaign to eradicate underpaid wages across the country from November 6, 2020 to before the Spring Festival of 2021.
The “Notice” clarified that the “two clears” goal for the verified illegal behaviors of wage arrears, namely: government-invested engineering projects, state-owned enterprise projects, and various government-social capital cooperation projects that occurred in 2020 in arrears of migrant workers’ wages All cases will be cleared before the end of 2020, and other wage arrears cases will be dynamically cleared before the Spring Festival in 2021.
Data map: migrant workers receive arrears of wages.
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The "Notice" pointed out that focusing on engineering construction fields that recruit more migrant workers, labor-intensive processing and manufacturing, and industries that are severely affected by the epidemic, centralized investigations will be conducted on the implementation of laws, regulations, and policies to eradicate wage arrears, including: 1. It is the situation of employers paying migrant workers' wages on time and in full in accordance with the law; the second is the approval and management, fund supervision and construction (labor costs) of government-invested engineering projects, state-owned enterprise projects and various government-social capital cooperation projects on schedule and in full; It is the implementation of special wage accounts for migrant workers in the field of engineering construction, the payment of wages by the general contractor of construction, real-name management of migrant workers, the storage of wage deposits, and the disclosure of rights protection information. The fourth is to deal with illegal wages arrears to migrant workers and strictly Cracking down on crimes of refusing to pay labor; fifthly, the implementation of credit punishments in accordance with laws and regulations for violations of wages; sixth, the investigation of accountability in accordance with laws and regulations for the eradication of dereliction of duty in arrears of wages.
The "Notice" requires that the "two clears" target for the verified illegal acts of wage arrears, namely: government-invested engineering projects, state-owned enterprise projects, and various government-social capital cooperation projects that occur in 2020 in arrears of migrant workers' wages All cases will be cleared before the end of 2020, and other wage arrears cases will be dynamically cleared before the Spring Festival in 2021.
The "Notice" clarified the time schedule, which are: the centralized publicity and self-inspection phase (from November 6, 2020 to November 30, 2020); the law enforcement inspection phase (from December 1, 2020 to before the Spring Festival 2021).
The "Notice" emphasized that illegal behaviors should be severely cracked down and the high pressure situation of wage arrears should be maintained.
It is necessary to make good use of the various supervision and disciplinary measures stipulated in the Regulations, and severely punish related violations found in accordance with the law, and ensure that cases must be investigated and violations must be investigated; major cases and typical cases must be exposed in a timely manner to form A powerful shock.
It is necessary to further strengthen the coordination between labor security supervision and law enforcement and criminal justice, do a good job in the transfer and investigation of criminal cases suspected of refusing to pay labor remuneration, and maintain a high pressure on wage arrears.
At the same time, it is necessary to strictly follow the "Measures for the Social Disclosure of Major Labor Security Violations", "Interim Measures for the Management of the "Blacklist" of Wages in Arrears of Migrant Workers", etc., to list all persons who violate the law with major wage arrears, and implement the joint untrustworthiness of wage arrears. The disciplinary mechanism allows those who violate the law with arrears of wages to violate the law in one place and the punishment is restricted.
The "Notice" pointed out that if it is difficult for companies to solve the arrears of wages or the owners of the arrears of wages for a while, they must raise funds through timely use of wage bond, emergency working capital or other channels to pay off wages or advance part of wages (basic living expenses) to help the victim Peasant workers who are in arrears of wages solve temporary difficulties in life and ensure social stability.
The "Notice" made it clear that supervision and inspection should be strengthened and accountability for negligence should be increased.
For cities and counties where work is progressing slowly and the problem of wage arrears is prominent, the provincial leading group for the eradication of wage arrears for migrant workers must promptly send staff to supervise on the spot, failing to implement supervisory responsibilities, inadequate organizational work, and causing mass incidents or extreme incidents, and Major typical cases of wage arrears caused by arrears in government-invested construction projects should be dealt with strictly in accordance with laws and regulations, and a batch of interviews, a batch of notifications, a batch of accountability, and a batch of exposure can be used as a warning.