GN 01749.010 Overview of the Czech Social Security System
The Czech Social Security system provides a range of benefits including old-age, survivors, and disability (OASDI). To qualify for Czech benefits, a worker must meet minimum length-of-coverage or recency-of-work requirements that vary depending upon the type of benefit. Benefit amounts are based on the length of time the worker contributed to the Czech system and the level of his or her earnings. For a detailed description of eligibility requirements for Czech benefits, refer to GN 01749.020.