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#270  May 11, 2018    email version


If an employee reaches the statutory retirement age during the medical treatment period, can the labor contract with the employee be terminated?


One of our employees has reached the statutory retirement age but his number of years of social insurance contribution is insufficient, so he could not enjoy the old-age insurance. Meanwhile, the employee is still in the medical treatment period. Can our company terminate the labor contract with the employee?

雇佣动态 / Employment Express
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