Preah Sihanouk—On Tuesday morning of 25 September 2018, Mr. Meng Hong, representative of the National Social Security Fund of Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, presided over to disseminate the policy implementation of social security schemes to factory administrators, shop stewards, local trade unions, and workers amounted to 42 participants at NEW STAR SHOE CO., LTD. located in Preah Sihanouk province.
Meanwhile, Mr. Meng Hong focused mainly on the NSSF’s progress, challenges, solutions, and action plans of NSSF’s implementation on the two schemes:
- Occupational Risk scheme which is related to any accidents happen to workers working or during the working hours or accidents happening to the workers during the direct commute from the residence to workplace and home are also considered to be employment injury as long as the trip was not interrupted nor detour made for a personal or non-work-related reason and occupational disease.
- Health Care Scheme refers to social health insurance including benefit provision, health prevention, medical care services, provision of daily allowance for the abstention from work due to sickness or other accidents in the exemption of work injury and maternity leave that workers are eligible to enjoy health service free of charge at health facilities and hospitals signed agreement with NSSF nationwide at any time.
- Pension scheme will be implemented in 2019.