International benefits news: France enacts new continuation-of-benefits requirement

August 2009
Employee Benefit News;Aug2009, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p10
The article reports on the enactment of a new continuation-of-benefits requirement by the French government. Under the initiative, employers will be required to continue to provide employer-sponsored health, life and accident benefits to former employees who are receiving unemployment benefits effective July 1, 2009. It also requires employees to be eligible for and receiving the benefits upon termination.


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