Over 70 000 Suggestions and Proposals Focus on Six Key Issues in the Draft Social Insurance Law - 中欧社会论坛 - China Europa Forum

Over 70 000 Suggestions and Proposals Focus on Six Key Issues in the Draft Social Insurance Law

Leping Huang & Mao Sumei

The General Office of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress held a public consultation period on the draft of a new Social Insurance Law between 28 December 2008 and 15 February 2009. The Draft attracted a huge amount of attention, with over 70 000 suggestions and proposals submitted by the public. Despite the number of responses, six key issues emerged as a common focus of the submissions. This article provides an analysis of these key issues and provides some suggestions for improving the draft law.

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