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Definition of International Worker - The Employees Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952

EPFO has issued the notification for definition of “International Workers”. International workers mean’s any Indian employee working or having worked abroad in a country with which India has entered into a Social Security Agreement (SSA) and he is eligible to avail the benefits under social security programme of the said foreign country OR any foreigner who works in India in an establishment where the Employees? Provident Funds & Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 is applicable.

Employees who do not fulfill the above conditions and who come back to work in india after having worked in a foreign country will fall under the definition of “International employee”.

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