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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HB 1767 grants a special hardship allowance to public school teachers, school heads and administrators.
I, however, differ from Saboti MP's motion to award unemployed youths Sh3,000 hardship allowance after every four months.
Graduates and diploma holders absorbed as interns will be entitled to a monthly stipend of Sh25,000 while unemployed youth will get a monthly hardship allowance of S,000 if a proposal to amend the Employment Act and Social assistance Act is approved by the House.
Basas cited certain provisions like the teachers' salary progression from lowest to highest step within a maximum period of ten years, overtime pay for those who teach beyond six hours, free medical examination and hospitalization, paid study leave for those who served for seven years, special hardship allowance and the criteria set for determination of salaries, among others.
The Chair of the International Civil Service Commission may designate a duty station as a non-family duty station for the purpose of additional hardship allowance for service in non-family duty stations -- replaced by non-family service allowance in the revised compensation package.
In a statement in October last year, the DepEd defined the hardship allowance as an honorarium for teachers assigned in difficult posts, who handle multigrade classes or carry out mobile teaching functions and overload allowance as remuneration for teachers who put in more than six hours of classroom teaching.
The report said that unauthorised payments of Rs2.168 billion were made to officers and staff on account of inadmissible allowances including ad-hoc allowance, conveyance allowance, hardship allowance, non-practising allowance, health professional allowance, rural compensatory allowance, and casualty allowance.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Feb 24 (ANI): Ministry of Home Affairs on Sunday announced enhancement of Risk and Hardship Allowance under RH Matrix for the Central Armed Police Forces personnel from Rs 9,700 to Rs 17,300 per month for troops up to the rank of Inspector and from Rs 16,900 to Rs 25,000 for officers.
Asked on the hardship allowance for teachers in Johor and Selangor, Maszlee said the ministry was working on a proposal paper on the matter to overcome the critical shortage of teachers in the two states.
Since the two officers are not entitled to monetisation of most of their allowances, they are only entitled to 50 per cent of their basic salary as hardship allowance, 10 per cent leave allowance, 250 per cent as constituency allowance and 300 per cent of basic as severance gratuity.
On the request of Director General Pakistan Meteorological Department, the committee also recommended hardship allowance for the Met employees working in the far flung areas including northern areas and Balochistan.
'Do you get a hardship allowance?" joked my wife's uncle when he heard she was in India on an international contract.