On 1 January 2017, the Opinion on Several Issues Concerning the Implementation of the Work-Related Injury Insurance Regulations (Opinion) issued by the Human Resources & Social Security Department of Jiangsu Province on 27 October 2016 will take effect. The Opinion will apply to all employers within that province. The Opinion clarifies the interpretation of certain key terms in the Work-Related Injury Insurance Regulations including "working hours", "workplace" and "work-related reasons", which are the 3 basic elements for determining work-related injuries. The Opinion offers important guidance on how employers in Jiangsu Province should handle work-related injuries.
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