New totalization agreement signed between Italy and Canada

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October 30, 2017

The Italian Social Security Authority, with Circular Letter No. 154 of October 25, 2017, provides instructions on changes and additions to the bilateral Totalization Agreement between Italy and Canada, which entered into force on 1 October, with particular reference to:

determination and uniqueness of the applicable legislation
– assignments
– pension benefits
health controls in order to grant disability benefits
– family benefits for pensioners
– economic benefits for tuberculosis

Concerning employees assignment, there is the chance to extend the secondment period beyond 24 months in order to grant social security coverage in Italy.

The request for extension has to be submitted by the employer and the employee and may be authorized by the competent authorities of both Contracting Parties upon examination of the applicants’ reasons.

For any further clarification, feel free to contact us.

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