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#201  Dec 09, 2016    email version


Can the condolence money paid by the company to the family of an employee who has died not due to work-related reasons be categorized as "pensions"?


The focus of this case is whether the condolence money made by the company complies with the two prerequisites specified in the Regulations on the Management of Pensions for the Disabled or for the Family of the Deceased.

雇佣动态 / Employment Express
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    MOHRSS: Maternity insurance and medical insurance will be combined, and upon combination, the maternity insurance will not be canceled


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