This international COVID-19 resource list is for global workforce managers looking for global news and contact information to support their employees through the COVID-19 outbreak…. Read More
Trends and projections spanning the next 12 months for Canadian employee benefits and employment law are brought to light in this webinar presented by Cowan… Read More
Recently the Mexican government demanded employers not layoff their employees ‘unjustifiably,’ meaning regardless of hardships due to the pandemic. The implication is the government will… Read More
As an economic response to the pandemic, the Australian government enacted an AUD $130 billion JobKeeper payment scheme. According to the government website, an estimated… Read More
Employers in Dubai were reminded by the government that they must renew employees’ health insurance policies despite lockdowns related to the COVID-19 emergency. In Dubai,… Read More
Pedro Carranço Of VISAVIS Seguros is an accomplished employee benefits consultant in Portugal, and is now the latest addition to the Asinta Board. Pedro is… Read More
Jeff Lord of Glennon is an exceptional employee benefits consultant in Ireland and is also the newest member of Asinta’s Board of Directors. Jeff is… Read More
As the world plans to reopen, multinational employers are asking how they can support their employees with COVID-19 symptom checking so employees can return to… Read More
Join a panel of Canadian experts from Cowan Insurance Group and Miller Thomson on May 14, 2020 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm (register here). They are… Read More
Colombia begins to reopen for business with Decreto 636 article 3. The law says some employers can resume business operations if they are part of… Read More
If you are looking for a full outline of best practices in managing employees and business in the Netherlands during the coronavirus outbreak, take a… Read More
Employee benefits in Germany shifted due to COVID-19. A good example is the federal government enabling the mandatory benefit ‘Kurzarbeit,’ or short-term work benefits, as… Read More
Employers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) are now required to contribute to a new defined contribution savings… Read More
The Polish National Health Fund (NFZ) is responsible for conducting tests and covering the costs of hospitalization related to COVID-19. In some cities private medical… Read More
Expatriate employees in Indonesia could get a tax break from Indonesia’s proposed Omnibus Law. One proposal within the law, whose aim is to simplify regulations… Read More
The Irish government announced a five phase plan to cautiously reopen society and business beginning May 18th. Private medical insurance rebates have also begun, as… Read More
Also known as the UK Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), the UK’s coronavirus furlough scheme is designed to support employers and employees by temporarily subsidizing… Read More
Employees needing COVID-19 testing and medical care can receive it in Lithuania’s government-run medical facilities free of charge. Supplemental health insurance generally does not cover… Read More
Health insurance is now a mandatory employee benefit in India after the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued an order on April 15, 2020 (refer… Read More
Employees in Slovenia will find treatment costs related to COVID-19 completely covered through compulsory health insurance regulated by state. Patients with COVID-19 are currently treated… Read More
In Romania employees can get coronavirus testing and treatment for free at public medical facilities. Care for COVID-19 is not available in the private sector…. Read More