international_agreement

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
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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
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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

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
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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
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Japan's upper house approves social insurance agreement with China

Submitted by dfabbri on Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:01

Nikkei Asian Review (01.12.2018)  Deal will relieve Japanese employees from double-paying pension contributions. The plenary session of Japan's upper house unanimously on Friday morning approved a bilateral social welfare agreement with China that will eliminate the requirement for their nationals to pay contributions into both countries' systems when they reside in each other's territory.

Regions / Country
china
japan
Topics
Governance and administration
Document Type

India: Gangwar stressed on signing of social security agreements among G-20

Submitted by massetti on Mon, 09/10/2018 - 14:30

Business Standard News (07.09.2018) Labour Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar stressed on signing of social security agreements among G-20 countries at the meeting of labour and employment ministers of the grouping held in Argentina

Regions / Country
india
Document Type

Maroc: Conventions internationales de sécurité sociale : Le détail des prestations à long terme

Submitted by fabbri on Mon, 07/16/2018 - 10:14

Aujourd'hui le Maroc (13.07.2018) Grâce aux différentes conventions internationales de sécurité sociale qui ont été conclues par le Maroc avec plusieurs pays étrangers, les ressortissants marocains peuvent bénéficier en plus des prestations à court terme  des prestations à long terme.

Regions / Country
morocco
Topics
Governance and administration
Document Type