DALIAN CHINA DALIAN CHINA
Dalian formulated New Policy to Help Residents with Employment Difficulties
2017-12-20

According to the Opinions of Dalian Municipal People's Government on Further Improving Employment and Entrepreneurship in Current and Future Periods and the newly issued Circular on Printing and Distributing the Administrative Measures on Employment Subsidies in Dalian, the Municipal Department of Human Resources and Social Security formulated the implementation measures of employment assistance for people with employment difficulties. Applicants (enterprises) shall be first examined by the street community and reviewed by district-level employment management service agency, and if there is no objection after the public notice of the applicants on the Internet, they will be entitled to enjoy the policy as prescribed.

Eligible urban residents registered as unemployed may go to the Employment and Social Security Services Office of the street (township) of their registered permanent residences to file an application for personnel with employment difficulty and fill out the Application Form of Personnel with Employment Difficulties and Employment Service Intentions Questionnaire of Personnel with Employment Difficulties. Public employment service agencies at all levels shall provide specialized employment assistance services such as skills training, employment recommendation, start-up training and guidance to help them realize market-oriented employment as soon as possible.

Personnel with employment difficulties finding flexible jobs may apply for flexible employment social security subsidy after declaring flexible employment and pay the full amount of social security premium on time. The subsidy standard shall be 30% of the payable social security premium calculated using 60% of the last year's full-time employees' average salary as a base. Among them, the maximum subsidy period of 9 categories of personnel including members of urban zero-employment families, members of families receiving basic living allowance, unemployed persons with disabilities, single parent supporting minors, self-employed retired army personnel, model workers above county level (including county-level), spouses of military personnel, and subjects of preferential treatment receiving regular pensions and subsistence allowance shall not exceed 3 years; and a maximum of 1 year of subsidy shall be given to other personnel with 1 year from their statutory retirement age (age at first verification of the eligibility of the subsidy shall prevail). Eligible personnel with employment difficulties may file an application in person at street (township) employment and social security service office with originals and copies of social security cards, ID cards and Employment and Entrepreneurship Certificate etc.

The public welfare post subsidy policy will focus on resettling zero-employment families and those within 5 years from the statutory retirement age. The policy's subsidy standard is 100% of the basic old-age insurance, basic medical insurance and unemployment insurance premiums paid by the employers; a post subsidy according to the local minimum wage will also be given. For units providing public welfare posts for resettlement of personnel with employment difficulties, the subsidy period can only be extended beyond the retirement for personnel within 5 years from the statutory retirement age, and the subsidy period for any other personnel shall not exceed 3 years (age at first verification of the eligibility of the subsidy shall prevail). Eligible personnel with employment difficulties may file an application in person at street (township) employment and social security service office with originals and copies of social security cards, ID cards and Employment and Entrepreneurship Certificate etc.