Strictly adhering to the Labor Law of the People's Republic of China and other relevant regulations of listing places and strictly fulfilling international conventions approved by the Chinese government, we have established a sound employment management system covering labor contracts, insurance and benefits, performance evaluation, rewards and penalties, professional training, holiday systems and so on.
We provide equal opportunities and fair treatment to all employees regardless of their nationality, ethnic group, race, gender, religious beliefs and cultural backgrounds. We strictly prohibit the use of child labor. Female and male employees enjoy equal rights in the Company. Additionally, PetroChina has always promoted employment opportunities for local residents, females and ethnic minorities at local communities.
The Law of the People's Republic of China on Employment Contracts was issued in 2007 and will be effective from January 1, 2008 as a binding guide for us to carry out the management of labor contracts.