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Employment Insurance

What a Employment Insurance

It is an insurance system that provides unemployment benefits and others to stabilize the lives and to promote employment when workers lose their jobs.

Subscription obligation

It is the obligation of an employer to join the employment insurance system.

Regardless of the size of a business, it is applicable if a company hires a person who has
①a fixed working hours of over 20 hours a week and
②Prospective employment of 31 days or more.

Employment insurance premium rate from April 1,2016
Personal burden
②Company burden ①+②
Employment insurance premium rate
General business 0.4% 0.7% 1.1%
Construction business 0.5% 0.9% 1.4%
Agriculture, forestry and
fisheries Sake production
0.5% 0.8% 1.3%
Calculation method of employment insurance premium(example)

Employment insurance premium=total wage(monthly)×employment insurance rate

When the monthly income is 200,000yen

◆Individual share portion = 200,000yen × 0.4% = 800yen

◆Company burden = 200,000yen × 0.7% = 1,400yen

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