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Social Insurance

All employees are obliged to be insured so that they receive protection in case of sickness or accidents, unemployment, in old age, or if they need care or suffer from a disability. Social insurance guarantees social security in our society. An overview of the German social security system can be found in the brochure "Soziale Sicherung im Überblick", which is published in a number of languages. The brochure and other information are available from the "Bundesministerium für Gesundheit und Soziale Sicherung" (Federal Ministry of Health and Social Security) and at Hyperlink: www.bmgs.bund.de. All employees are compulsorily insured. The "Sozialversicherung" has five pillars:

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