A look at employee benefits around the world

June 2008
Employee Benefit News;Jun2008, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p12
The article offers world news briefs related to employee benefits. The Japanese government has started requiring companies to screen employees who are between 40 and 74 years old for metabolic syndrome in an effort to stop the increasing cost of health care. The Work Injury Compensation Act (WICA) took effect in Singapore on April 1, 2008. New regulations governing the Mexican system of pension funds, or AFOREs, were enforced on March 15, 2008.


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