Huawei employee’s ‘fighter’s pledge’ legally binding, China court rules

A court in southern China has ruled in favour of the Shenzhen-based telecommunications giant Huawei in a dispute with a former employee over unpaid overtime and leave compensation.The ruling, issued by the Guangdong Higher People’s Court last week, was based in part on a signed declaration by the employee that he would become a “fighter” for the company and was willing to surrender his claims to some benefits.The declaration, called the “fighter’s pledge”, is commonly used by technology…