[UPDATE June 5, 2023] The UAE expanded the categories of workers who are required to enroll in the country’s unemployment insurance system. Enrollment into the... Read More
[UPDATE: June 5, 2023] The treatment for thyroid cancer with levantinibmesylate was recently included in the Minimum Coverage List of Health Procedures and Events, which... Read More
(Update May 18, 2023) As a follow-up to the previous information published about Spain’s 2023 Pension Reform (the Royal Decree-Law 2/2023 published on March 16),... Read More
UK benefits design research for 2023 is now available in a robust report from Asinta’s UK Partner, Howden, and the country’s Reward and Employee Benefits... Read More
March and April brought three noteworthy changes to employee benefits in Japan. They involve employment insurance contribution increases, child care allowance increases, and record losses... Read More
Starting in 2023, German social security calculation adjustments will impact employees and employers alike. The changes are centered around calculating social security contributions, which will... Read More
Debates on French pension reform crystallize on the contribution period and the retirement age. The polls left no doubt about it: the French do not want to... Read More
Working remotely abroad is a dream of many Finns. During the COVID-19 pandemic, lots of people have noticed that they can work remotely as well... Read More
In a labor environment where a war-for-talent prevails and wage indexation (typical for Belgium) reaches historically high peaks, the quest to find alternatives that benefit... Read More
On March 15, 2023, UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivered his spring budget with the focus of getting Britain ‘back into work’ by removing barriers that... Read More
To align itself with the European Union Directive No. 2019/1158, Hungary’s work-life and caregiving legislation gives leave rights to parents and caregivers, doubles paternity leave,... Read More
Last year Ireland’s Work-Life Balance Bill made its way through the legislature and is now before the Irish senate. The bill’s goal is to increase... Read More
Swiss paid adoption leave went into effect on January 1, 2023. The amendment to LECA states that Swiss parents who adopt a child younger than four... Read More
Pension Reform in France for 2023 was recently unveiled and will come into effect on September 1, 2023. It aims to 1) improve social justice... Read More
EU Directive 2019/1158, also known as the Work-Life Balance Directive, aims to improve work-life balance for employees in the European Union by introducing new rights... Read More
The latest government update slates Ireland’s mandatory pension auto-enrollment scheme to become effective in 2024. The automatic enrollment (AE) system compels all employers to automatically... Read More
France’s Social Security ceiling (PASS) was finally confirmed on December 16th, 2022 and its value increased by 6.9% on January 1, 2023. As for 2023,... Read More
Paid vacation days in Mexico are few compared to many other countries. Recently the Mexican government made headway in improving work-life balance for employees with... Read More
Dutch pension reform was solidified by the Dutch lower house of parliament on December 22, 2022. The legislation still requires approval by the upper house... Read More
Belgium approves a four-day workweek option and gives employees the right to disconnect with the passing of its Labor Deal Act which became effective on... Read More