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Q: Can your employer refuse to allow your girlfriend to live with you?

Can your employer refuse to allow your girlfriend to live with you in an apartment that they provide? I see no mention of it in my contract.

8 years 23 weeks ago in  Relationships - China

 
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yes they can and will , their responsible for your safety and security, the crazy girl cuts your throat and we dont have a teacher at our school and because your a foreigner we lose our permit to hire foreigners and no foreigners , no money, no business.

got tired of this and got my own place. some schools dont enforce this as much as others, dating a lady that works at your school can work sometimes better as long as you dont do classes together. good luck.
if you really want to piss them off though, go to the psp and add her as a fiance on your visa if she is not chinese. then they have to change their mind.

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It depends, what is written in the Contract, I would say. 

 

At my previous Contract in Dalian, School rented apartment for me, but deducted monthly rent out of my salary. I had to pay utility bills separately at Collecting point. If I would miss utility payment, I would be cut off of electricity and water. I wouldn't accept suggestion from the School about 'how many persons live with me'.

 

My present Contract state I will receive salary, and free 2 bedroom apartment. School pays utility bills, too. By this Contract, IMO School would have rights to argue how many persons live in their apartment.

 

If your Contract is similar to my first example, you could quit your Contract (with Resignation notice), and School would be required to provide all necessary documents for Resident permit extension.

 

You could get detailed info about your Contract and apartment regulations at Foreign Expert Bureau in your city.

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No they can't! If they are telling you that then you should just move out on your own and get your own apartment. Problem solved!

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There are cookies, bookies and too many rookies for me to sit here trying to be a hooky! Looky Looky don't call me a wooky. Touchy Touchy Feely Feely Spicy Spicy Nicey Nicey & that's what the doctor Ordered!!

 
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Just say yes, then have two or three girl move in with you. You can then say that none are your girl friends, but that it wasn't specified that you couldn't have women over. Plan B have some men move in and say the girl belongs to one of the other men, she's not your girl friend. Just confuse your boss, he'll be to lazy to think.

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I was lucky, and when I considered moving to Shanghai, I asked this question and was told no. In fact, I would have been subjected to the following rules:

1- No guests. male, female, family, friends, etc. NO ONE was allowed to visit the apartment.

2- All foreign teachers WILL live on campus housing.

3- All teachers, Foreign AND Chinese must be on campus by 10: 00 PM. If n ot, then they will  be locked out. Weekends, they can stay out until 11:00 PM.

4- Teachers may not spend the night elsewhere. If a teacher is found to not be at home, a 500 RMB fine will be deducted from  his monthly salary for each violation. (How on Earth they would enforce this, spot checking, phone calling, etc. is beyond me).

When I saw this, I went to Beijing instead.....

However, at least here they were upfront about it. Most other schools would keep most if not all of this secret and then stick it to you AFTER you have signed and moved in.

 

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Sounds more like a need to have control over the foreigner type of thing. I have seen this in several contracts in the past. If they refused to take it out, I just went elsewhere.

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