GD Special Workers Can Buy Work-related Injury Insurance from April

GD Special Workers Can Buy Work-related Injury Insurance from April


On 31 December 2020, the Human Resources and Social Security Department, Department of Finance and Taxation Bureau of Guangdong Province jointly released the Measures for Specific Personnel Like Workers Beyond the Statutory Retirement Age to Participate in Work-related Injury Insurance (for Trial) (hereinafter referred to as the Measures), which will come into force on 1 April 2021.


According to the Measures, the working units in Guangdong Province can voluntarily choose to participate in work-related injury insurance for the following specific personnel:


  1. who work beyond the statutory retirement age, include those who have enjoyed pension insurance benefits and those who have not.


  1. who have already enjoyed level 1 to level 4 work-related injury disability allowance or invalidity allowance.


  1.  interns (including work-study students) and trainees.


  1. housekeeping service personnel working in housekeeping service institutions.


  1.  relevant personnel working in village committee or community residents committee.


  1. workers of new forms who provide online car-hailing, food delivery, courier and other services.


  1. volunteers recruited by volunteer service organizations established legally.


  1. others who have not established labour relationships with their working units.


In order to eliminate the concerns that the working units may be considered to have established a labour relationship with the specific personnel after participating in the work-related injury insurance, the Measures clearly stipulates that participation in the work-related injury insurance shall not be considered as a proof of labour relationship between the two parties.