The Treaty on Social Security will mutually exempt certain individuals of the other country from the payment of certain social insurance premiums.
The Circular will mutually exempt certain individuals from the payment of various social insurance premiums.
As of January 1, 2017, Canadians who are dispatched by Canadian companies to work in the territory of China, or who are self-employed, or staff working on vessels and aircraft, or government employees, could be exempt from the payment of the endowment insurance premiums in China.
On September 30, 2015, China and Switzerland reached a Bilateral Social Security Treaty. This Treaty provides that when an employee of an enterprise of either country is dispatched to work in the other country, that employee and the corresponding enterprise will not need to pay mandatory social security insurance premiums, including pension insurance premiums, in […]
The European Union’s Youth Employment Initiative 2013 (YEI), launched to address the occupational challenges of young adults, is moving forward. The YEI is designed to allow the Member States to improve their policies by providing additional funding to fight youth unemployment, which has risen to unprecedented levels – the unemployment rates for young people in […]
A recent study released by the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, revealed that weekly working time throughout the European Union remained steady at 38.1 hours in 2013 (the same as in 2012).1 The study also exposed significant differences in regards to paid annual leave among the Member States. In an […]
Gender equality in executive boardrooms has become an area of great importance for multinational companies throughout the world. Diversifying the board of directors, particularly the position of CEO and CFO, is considered vital to the economic stability of all sectors of industry in all regions of the world. Achieving such diversity requires serious and targeted […]
50,3% of the Swiss population voted “yes” to the Initiative against “mass immigration”, with almost 6 out of 10 Swiss citizens taking part in the referendum. The Initiative also states that “all opposite international treaties must be reviewed within 3 years of the vote” and that is where the debate actually lies, since it means that the Free Movement of Persons Agreement in itself shall be reviewed and most likely reconsidered.