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Belgium: COVID-19 pandemic and applicable legislation - update

Submitted by siha on Mon, 10/12/2020 - 14:24

Socialsecurity.be (12.10.2020) The increased use of teleworking due to the Coronavirus will not be taken into account in determining the applicable social security legislation. This period will be neutralised with effect from 13 March 2020. The envisaged expiry date of this measure is 31 December 2020, but this date may be revised according to the Corona measures.

Regions / Country
belgium
Topics
Extension of coverage
Covid-19
Document Type

Luxembourg: Extension of the agreement on social security affiliation for cross-border workers concerning teleworking until 31 December 2020

Submitted by siha on Tue, 09/29/2020 - 19:49

Gouvernement.lu (25.08.2020) After the agreement in July 2020 with Belgium, Germany and France to maintain the exceptional provision not to take into account the teleworking days linked to the COVID-19 crisis for the determination of the applicable social security legislation frontier workers, Luxembourg and its three neighboring countries have agreed to extend this exemption until December 31, 2020. Concretely, this means that a frontier worker who carries out his work from his home, continues to be affiliated to the Luxembourg social security system and this until the end of 2020.

Regions / Country
luxembourg
Topics
Extension of coverage
Bilateral agreement
Covid-19
Document Type

Luxembourg: Extension of the agreement between Luxembourg and Germany regarding the social security affiliation of cross-border workers who are teleworking

Submitted by siha on Tue, 09/29/2020 - 19:32

Guichet.lu (06.07.2020) The agreement between Luxembourg and Germany regarding the social security affiliation of cross-border workers who are teleworking is extended until 31 August 2020. Thus, the days of teleworking due to the COVID-19 crisis: are not taken into account for the determination of the social security legislation that should apply to the workers concerned; will not have any influence on their social security affiliation.

Regions / Country
luxembourg
Topics
Extension of coverage
Bilateral agreement
Covid-19
Document Type

EU: Telecommuting because of the corona virus - which country’s social security applies?

Submitted by siha on Wed, 09/02/2020 - 15:12

Finnish Centre for Pensions (02.04.2020) The European Commission has published instructions regarding the mobility of workers in EU during the exceptional circumstances caused by the corona epidemic. The Commission states that the regulations on the coordination of social security systems continue to be valid. The temporary exceptional circumstances do not change the social security status of mobile workers. The instructions by the Commission are indicative and they do not, in individual cases, bind the authorities in the Member States.

Regions / Country
european union
finland
Topics
Extension of coverage
Covid-19
Document Type

Switzerland: COVID-19 temporary derogation with respect to individual tax and social security agreements for frontier workers finally extended until December 31, 2020

Submitted by siha on Wed, 09/02/2020 - 13:23

RSM Switzerland (28.08.2020)With the current worsening of the sanitary situation, further intense discussions, France and Switzerland finally agreed on a new extension of both social security and tax derogation schemes until December 31, 2020, to enable frontier workforce to keep high volume of home office and hence contribute to the fight against virus spread.

Regions / Country
france
switzerland
Topics
Compliance and Contribution Collection
Bilateral agreement
Covid-19
Document Type

EU regulation hampers cross-border workers’ home office ambitions

Submitted by siha on Thu, 07/02/2020 - 20:59

The coronavirus pandemic has instigated a work-from-home culture with many employees wanting to extend the experience.

However, the conditions imposed by the EU risk acting as a brake for cross-border workers in regions like Geneva, which borders with France, Swiss public radio (RTS) reports.

Regions / Country
Europe
Global challenges
Topics
Employment policies
Migration
Document Type

Belgium: telework will not impact applicable legislation

Submitted by pgirard on Wed, 04/08/2020 - 16:28

The increased use of teleworking due to the coronavirus will not be taken into account for the determination of the applicable social security legislation.

Regions / Country
belgium
Topics
Extension of coverage
Migration
Document Type

Convenio de seguridad social entre Uruguay y Corea del Sur

Submitted by rruggia on Sun, 03/22/2020 - 12:02

El viernes 21 de febrero se realizó la firma del acuerdo administrativo que reglamenta el convenio de seguridad social entre Uruguay y Corea del Sur el 9 de julio de 2019, la que estuvo a cargo del ministro de Trabajo y Seguridad Social, Ernesto Murro, y el ministro de Salud y Bienestar de Corea del Sur, Park Neunghoo.

Regions / Country
uruguay
korea, Republic of
Global challenges
Topics
Bilateral agreement
Document Type

Le long chemin européen vers l’harmonisation sociale et fiscale

Submitted by gfilhon on Tue, 04/16/2019 - 12:40

theconversation. (16.04.2019) L’Union européenne dispose donc de moyens limités pour agir dans des domaines tels que la protection sociale. En revanche elle dispose de moyens importants qui ne sont pas en faveur d'une Europe sociale

Regions / Country
european union
Topics
Governance and administration
Financing
Document Type

Medical tourism and national health care systems: an institutionalist research agenda

Submitted by pmassetti on Mon, 03/18/2019 - 15:09

biomedcentral.com (July 2018) Although a growing body of literature has emerged to study medical tourism and address the policy challenges it creates for national health care systems, the comparative scholarship on the topic remains too limited in scope.

Global challenges
Document Type