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European Commission provides guidelines on social security for displaced workers as a result of Covid 19. A1 Certificates

The European Commission on April 6th 2020 released guidance to help organizations concerned with their social security implications for workers displaced because of COVID-19. They outline certain scenarios that might generate social security issues due to workers being displaced unexpectedly. In brief, the guide suggests that the most common situations should not be affected by…
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Germany: New draft law requires foreign employers to appoint an authorized representative

In March 2020 The Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS) proposed that foreign employers who pay social security contributions in Germany must appoint an authorized representative as of July 1, 2020. The new draft law is an amendment to Section 28f Social Code Book IV (SGB IV) and serves to ensure that all…
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