No insurance for those under-16 — SSC

Director of the Social Security Cooperation (SSC) Hazem Al-Rahahleh said on Tuesday, at present, the SSC’s funds are not in danger, stressing however that measures must be taken to ensure that the st
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AMMAN — According to the Social Security Corporation (SSC), young children are not covered by social security insurance; one has to be at least 16 years old to have coverage, Khaberni reported.اضافة اعلان

Individuals who are 16 years or older are allowed to work and enjoy SSC insurance, provided that the wage based on which contributions are calculated is not less than the approved minimum wage, according to Article 4 of the Jordanian Labor Law.

Through the end of October, there were 1.488 million SCC subscribers, according to a recent SCC announcement.

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