Employee Benefits in the Dominican Republic 2021

Employee Benefits in the Dominican Republic 2021

  • July 2021 •
  • 37 pages •
  • Report ID: 6124051 •
  • Format: PDF
Employee Benefits in the Dominican Republic 2021

Summary
The Dominican Republic has a comprehensive social security system.There are three schemes under which social security benefits are granted to the country’s residents and citizens: a contributory scheme that covers employees; a contributory subsidized scheme for self-employed individuals and technicians that is yet to be implemented; and a fully subsidized scheme that covers unemployed and severely disabled persons who do not have a stable income and earn below the minimum wage.

The 2003 economic crisis forced the government to reduce public social spending, discontinue several programs and focus on the social protection of the country’s poorest residents through the introduction of the solidarity card and programs like the eating first incentive program, attendance incentive, and incentive for higher education.

The report provides in-depth industry analysis, information, and insights of the employee benefits in the Dominican Republic, including an overview of the state and compulsory benefits in the Dominican Republic, detailed information about the private benefits in the Dominican Republic, insights on various central institutions responsible for the administration of the different branches of social security and the regulatory framework of the employee benefits in the Dominican Republic.

Key Highlights
- The Dominican Republic has a comprehensive social security system
- Compulsory benefits are provided to employees by their employers and are mandated by law
- Retirement benefits, death benefits, disability benefits, short-term sickness benefits, maternity benefits, and workmen’s compensation benefits form a part of the state and compulsory benefits in the Dominican Republic
- Employers also provide medical benefits under group health insurance plans to the employees
- A few large employers also provide specific group life providing death benefits in terms of US dollars to employees belonging to the executive level

Scope
This report provides a detailed analysis of employee benefits in the Dominican Republic -
- It offers a detailed analysis of the key government-sponsored employee benefits, along with private benefits
- It covers an exhaustive list of employee benefits, including retirement benefits, death in service, long-term disability benefits, medical benefits, workmen’s compensation insurance, maternity and paternity benefits, family benefits, unemployment, long-term care benefits, leave and private benefits
- It highlights the economic and regulatory situations relating to employee benefits in the Dominican Republic

Reasons to Buy
- Make strategic decisions using in-depth information related to employee benefits in the Dominican Republic
- Assess the Dominican Republic’s employee benefits market, including state and compulsory benefits and private benefits
- Gain insights into the key employee benefit schemes offered by private employers in the Dominican Republic
- Gain insights into key organizations governing the Dominican Republic’s employee benefits, and their impact on companies
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