Disability

Japan: Extension of deadline to submit disability pension certificate

Submitted by mmarquez on Sun, 04/04/2021 - 10:44

Those who receive disability pension must submit the disability pension medical certificate to the Japan Pension Service by the deadline, and if it is not submitted by the deadline, the disability pension payment is usually suspended. It will be.

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France: continuation of entitlements by CAF during COVID crisis

Submitted by cambrosio on Fri, 01/08/2021 - 11:08

From the beginning of the pandemic, decisions were taken to ensure the automatic renewal of social minimum entitlements. Given the reopening of all public services, this measure now only concerns certain benefits. This is particularly the case for disabled persons receiving the disabled adult allowance (Aah) or the education allowance for disabled children (Aeeh).

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france
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India: Approval of Social Security Code

Submitted by mmarquez on Wed, 12/02/2020 - 17:52

US Social Security Administration (November 30th) On September 28, India's president approved a law (the Code on Social Security, 2020) that consolidates and amends nine existing social security laws. Among the law's changes are an extension of benefit eligibility to fixed-term workers under the employer-liability gratuity scheme, a broadening of the definition of wages for contribution calculation purposes, and new protections for informal-sector workers.

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india
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Disability
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Iceland: Support for disability pensioners

Submitted by siha on Thu, 11/26/2020 - 16:40

Government of Iceland (20.11.2020) A one-time payment of ISK 50,000 will be made before 18 December to recipients of disability and rehabilitation pensions who are eligible for pensions during the year, in addition to the December supplement that is usually paid during the month.

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Europe
iceland
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Disability
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Germany: people with disabilities can still have the additional need to finance lunch

Submitted by siha on Tue, 10/27/2020 - 17:00

BMAS (09.09.2020) The regulation was extended today until December 31, 2020 that people with disabilities can still have the additional need to finance lunch. This is important because lunch often cannot be taken in workshops for disabled people and comparable day-structuring measures due to the pandemic.

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germany
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Food and nutrition
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