[TheEpochTimesNovember192023]A 35-year-old man in Foshan City, Guangdong Province, who worked for 23 consecutive days, died suddenly on the way to lunch just 4 minutes after leaving the workshop. However, the local human resources and social security department determined that it was not a work-related injury, and the administrative reconsideration by the family failed to change the result. The local government stated that it did not consider the work-related injury to be inaccurate, but it did not affect the result. spark controversy.
According to The Paper, Mr. He told reporters recently that his younger brother He worked at Foshan Qunzhi Optoelectronics Co., Ltd. At noon on August 10, He came out of the workshop for 4 minutes and was on his way to eat when he suddenly vomited blood and died suddenly.
Mr. He believes that his brother died of overwork after working for 23 consecutive days. The company should pay compensation regardless of whether he suffered a work-related injury. Using work-related injuries as an excuse to shirk responsibility is a way of shirking responsibility. “We approached the company and they said they had insurance, but the human resources and social security department determined that it was not a work-related injury. We made an administrative reconsideration, but the result has not changed. The company has not compensated us yet, and we don’t know what to do now.”
The attendance record of his younger brother in 2023 provided by Mr. He shows that in July, he worked for 15 days in a row from July 3 to 17, with 1 day off, and worked for 22 days in a row from July 19 to August 9. On August 10 I punched in the work card on the day but not the time off. The work card time ranges from 7:12 to 19 am, and the off work card time ranges from 6:32 to 7:31 pm. According to the resident’s medical death certificate (inferred), He was 35 years old, and the date of death was August 10, and the cause was sudden death.
On August 11, after the Human Resources and Social Security Bureau of Nanhai District, Foshan City accepted Foshan Qunzhi Optoelectronics’ application for work-related injury recognition, it refused to recognize it or regarded it as a work-related injury. The family members were dissatisfied and filed for administrative review. On September 27, the Human Resources and Social Security Bureau of Nanhai District, Foshan City issued an administrative review reply stating that the bureau’s procedures were legal.
On November 8, the Nanhai District Government of Foshan City issued a review decision stating that the “Decision Not to Recognize Work-related Injury” was not rigorous enough, but it did not affect the result.
On November 14, Foshan Qunzhi Optoelectronics stated that on the day after the accident, the company submitted relevant information on work-related injury identification to the human resources and social security department. The result was a non-work injury based on the fact that it was neither working time nor at work. The company has bought social insurance for its employees, and accident insurance can also pay some compensation.
The incident sparked public outrage.
Zhaozhao said: “In the relationship between labor parties, workers are already in a vulnerable group, and their most basic rights and interests should be protected. If we support the prosecution, we should give workers justice based on the principle of fairness and justice!”
MNZJBr said: “Check this Human Resources and Social Security Bureau”;
The owner of the Shenzhen store said: “Sue a lawsuit and find a better lawyer. This is a work-related injury. It happened in the workplace and during work.”
Netizen ARN363 said: “It must be a work-related injury. I guess I am not in good health. I have been working for more than 30 days in a row in the spring, and sometimes overtime at night. I am so tired that I have backache, leg cramps, and I don’t want to walk.”
My nonsense said: “The employee only leaves the workplace for 4 minutes, and any physical reaction should be regarded as a continuation of his working status. Turn over the contract and see what time the agreed working time is. What time is the meal time? Flexible, contractual hours are to die for. Fight back against those who play with definitions.”
Editor in charge: Xia Song