mandatory and customary
Also found in: Medical, Financial.
benefits (mandatory and customary)
The personnel benefits required by law (such as social security, workmen’s compensation, and disability insurance), and by custom (such as sick leave, holidays, and vacation), and those which are optional with the individual firm (such as life insurance, hospitalization programs, pension plans, and similar benefits).
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