Hardship Allowance

Hardship Allowance

Additional pay that an expatriate employee may receive for living and working in a potentially dangerous area. For example, if an oil company sends an employee to work a rig in a warzone, he/she likely will receive a hardship allowance in the form of a higher salary. In addition to the hardship allowance, the employee may receive additional vacation time and other benefits.
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He said that multinational companies need to be aware of current events and local circumstances to ensure their expatriates are compensated appropriately and an adequate hardship allowance is included in compensation packages.
Pensioners, carers and those with disabilities will receive a [euro]100 hardship allowance.
I'd like to see him live the way some people do and like to see him live on hardship allowance for a few months.
In India, US diplomats even get a 20 per cent hardship allowance, which goes up to 25 per cent for their consulate in Kolkata.
Assessing liveability has a broad range of uses, from benchmarking perceptions of development levels to assigning a hardship allowance as part of expatriate relocation packages.
Representing a mix of danger money and hardship allowance in these base salaries, we find Russia's Arctic exploration driving imported skills, and China's drive on non-conventional skills also pulling in experts on premium rates," Hays Oil and Gas Job Search says.
There are no Welsh cities on the list, which is not an exhaustive list of the world's cities but a survey to help companies assess if they should pay employees hardship allowance when they're moved to new cities.
It assesses which locations around the world provide the best or worst living conditions as a barometer for anything from benchmarking perceptions of development levels to assigning a hardship allowance as part of expatriate relocation packages.
The survey is conducted annually to help multinational companies assess international hardship allowance for their expatriate workers.
Chidambaram today said the government has approved the enhanced grant of risk/ hardship allowance for the CAPFs personnel deployed in 35 'focus' districts in LWE-affected areas.
EMBASSY GUANOVIA: HOT, HUMID, ACID RAIN ACTIVITY LIKELY, CHANCE OF LOCUSTS, CONTINUED HARDSHIP ALLOWANCE
Regarding the hardship allowance which was previously given to employees working in remote areas of the country, the Minister said that he would take up the matter with the chairman PARC and would communicate the outcome to the association.