Dependents/Survivor Benefits

Survivor benefit for dependents including widow, widower and children is provided by Tanzanian law. If the widow or widower is childless or have no dependent children, the full sum of the deceased worker's pension is paid to her or him. If widow(er) is less than 45 years old or does not have a child younger tan 15 years at the time of employee's death, pension is paid for 24 months. In the first time, a lump-sum of 24 times the monthly pension is paid and then only a monthly pension is paid. It has to be at least 80 per cent of monthly minimum wage. National Social Security Fund Act, 1997

Invalidity Benefits

Invalidity benefit is provided in the case of non-occupational accident or disease result into permanent invalidity. 30 percent of the insured worker's average monthly earnings in the best 5 od the last 10 years is paid. In the first time, a lump-sum of 24 times the monthly pension is paid. Monthly pension has to be at least 80 per cent of the monthly minimum wage.  National Social Security Fund Act, 1997

Pension Rights

A full pension is provided to a worker who is at least 60 years old and has at least 15 years of contributions. A worker has to be at least 55 years old to get an early pension and reduced pension is paid to men aged 55 to 59 years and to women aged 50 to 54 years. There is also an old-age grant for those who do not meet requirements for partial of full pension. The pension has to be at least 80 per cfent of the legal monthly minimum wage and calculated according to worker's average monthly earnings in the best five of the last ten years (specifically, 30 percent of the monthly earnings).  National Social Security Fund Act, 1997

Unemployment Benefit

The law does not cover unemployment insurance or benefits.

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