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Hi HR Professionals,
Is there any compensation does the employer need to contribute for the deceased employee in case there is no insurance coverage? The death is not related to any accidents incurred at all.
Hope to receive some advice.
By right it is not mandatory to give any compensation benefit to a deceased employee if it is not work-related. However, I think it will be nice to give some money to the deceased family as a goodwill gesture. You may want to consider Group Term Life as an employee benefit. It is not expensive.
The company can do it out of goodwill esp if the staff have young children at home to feed..
It is not too necessary if the accident didn't occurred in work area. But, it could be better to give compensation to the family member to overcome the sorrow and also for the goodwill.
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