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Bolivia: Plan de emergencia de apoyo al empleo y estabilidad laboral bolivia

boliviaemprende.com (14.04.2020) Se establece el Plan de Emergencia de Apoyo al Empleo y Estabilidad Laboral, con el fin de otorgar recursos a las empresas legalmente constituidas y que sus trabajadores estén registrados en el Sistema Integral de Pensiones a fin de permitir un apoyo en el pago…

The Emergency Support to Employment and Labour Stability (Plan de Emergencia de Apoyo al Empleo y Estabilidad Laboral) is a credit that the government will offer to companies to support them in paying their employees' salaries. The credit equals 2 national legal minimum wages per worker per…

Employment covid19 Published Measures summary https://boliviaemprende.com/noticias/decreto-supremo-4216-programa-especial-de-… mmarquez
Bolivia: Flexibilidad de la jornada laboral temporal bolivia

periodicobolivia.com.bo (01.04.2020) El Decreto Supremo 1293 del 1 de abril, en su artículo 6 (Flexibilidad laboral) parágrafo I señala que, de manera excepcional y temporal, se reducirá la jornada laboral para el sector público y privado y que el Ministerio de Trabajo, Empleo y Previsión Social…

 

Supreme Decree 1293 of April 1, in its article 6 (Labor flexibility) paragraph I indicates that, exceptionally and temporarily, the working hours will be reduced for the public and private sector and that the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Welfare , will issue the…

Employment covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.periodicobolivia.com.bo/estabilidad-laboral-en-periodo-de-cuarenten… mmarquez
Bolivia: Teletrabajo se protege y acepta como nueva modalidad de trabajo durante cuarentena bolivia

periodicobolivia.com.bo (14.04.2020) Decreto Supremo 4218 que en su artículo 1 da a conocer la implementación y la regulación del Teletrabajo, como una “modalidad especial de prestación de servicios caracterizada por la utilización de Tecnologías de la Información y Comunicación – TIC en los…

Supreme Decree 4218 that in its article 1 discloses the implementation and regulation of Telework, as a "special modality of provision of services characterized by the use of Information and Communication Technologies - ICT in the public and private sectors."

Employment policies covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.periodicobolivia.com.bo/estabilidad-laboral-en-periodo-de-cuarenten… mmarquez
Bolivia: Se protege el pago de trabajadores durante la cuarentena bolivia

eriodicobolivia.com.bo (21.03.2020) De acuerdo al Decreto 4199 del 21 de marzo, durante la vigencia de la cuarentena total, los servidores públicos, trabajadores y todo personal que preste funciones en el sector público y privado en el territorio nacional, tendrán derecho al pago de sus salarios…

 

According to Decree 4199 of March 21, during the validity of the total quarantine, public servants, workers and all personnel providing functions in the public and private sector in the national territory, will have the right to receive their wages, for what which those responsible for…

Unemployment covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.periodicobolivia.com.bo/estabilidad-laboral-en-periodo-de-cuarenten… mmarquez
Bono de riesgo para los trabajadores de salud pública sería de Q870 | elPeriódico de Guatemala guatemala

elperiodico.com.gt (25.05.2020) La primera estimación del pago del Bono de Riesgo que el Congreso aprobó para el personal del Ministerio de Salud Pública y Asistencia Social (MSPAS) sería otorgar Q870 para los trabajadores de esa cartera en los renglones 011, 021, 022 y 031. Este bono fue…

A Risk Cash bonus ("Bono de Riesgo") to medical personnel of 870 quetzals was approved by Decree 20-2020. It would cover permanent medical staff only (about 24, 308 persons) with a budget of 21.1 million quetzals. The bonus has not been paid out yet.

Health, Human resources management, Cash transfers covid19 Published Measures summary https://elperiodico.com.gt/nacion/2020/05/11/bono-de-riesgo-para-los-trabajador… mmarquez
Enfrentar los efectos cada vez mayores del COVID-19 para una reactivación con igualdad: nuevas proyecciones | Publicación | Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe latin america

CEPAL (Julio 2020) Este Informe Especial es el quinto de una serie que elabora la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) sobre la evolución y los efectos del COVID-19 en América Latina y el Caribe. Esta edición se centra en los efectos económicos cada vez mayores de la…

Unemployment, Employment policies, Governance and administration, Cash transfers, Financing covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 https://www.cepal.org/es/publicaciones/45782-enfrentar-efectos-cada-vez-mayores… mmarquez
Reunión sobre Desarrollo Social y COVID-19 en América Latina y el Caribe latin america

CEPAL (02.04.2020) Esta reunión tuvo como objetivo compartir experiencias sobre el rol de los Ministerios de Desarrollo Social y entidades equivalentes frente a la actual crisis causada por el COVID-19. En especial, interesaba conocer cómo cada institución ha respondido a la pandemia en relación…

Governance and administration, Social Policies & Programmes covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 https://dds.cepal.org/observatorio/socialcovid19/reuniones.php?id_reunion=1 mmarquez
América Latina: Guía de medidas laborales frente al COVID-19 en Iberoamérica latin america

knowledge.leglobal.org (2020) Resumen de las principales y primeras medidas laborales que se adoptaron en Iberoamérica para mitigar el desempleo en el contexto de la pandemia.

Unemployment covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 https://knowledge.leglobal.org/corona/wp-content/blogs.dir/3/files/sites/8/2020… mmarquez
Guatemala: Programa de Alimentación Escolar temporal guatemala

dca.gob.gt (14.04.2020) El Acuerdo Ministerial 825-2020 permite a las organizaciones de padres de familia utilizar los recursos transferidos por el Mineduc para que puedan adquirir alimentos y entregarlos a los padres de familia. Dicho aporte consiste en Q4 por estudiante para un período de 15…

Ministerial Agreement 825-2020 allows parent organizations to use the resources transferred by Mineduc so that they can purchase food and deliver it to parents. This contribution consists of Q4 per student for a period of 15 days, which gives a total of Q60 per student. DIGEPSA highlighted that…

El Ministerio de Educación ha entregado a las Organizaciones de Padre de Familia (OPF) el segundo desembolso del programa de Alimentación Escolar, el cual consiste en productos no perecederos que llenan los requerimientos nutricionales para que se puedan preparar en los hogares de las familias be

Cash transfers, Food and nutrition covid19, family Published Measures summary https://dca.gob.gt/noticias-guatemala-diario-centro-america/programa-de-aliment… mmarquez
Guatemala: Bono para trabajadores en el sector informal guatemala

elperiodico.com.gt (02.05.2020) El programa denominado Bono al Comercio Popular a cargo del Ministerio de Desarrollo  (Mides) destinado a los trabajadores de la economía informal, durante la emergencia sanitaria de COVID-19 ya realizó las primeras 2 mil 598 transferencias de Q1,000 a vendedores…

 

The Bonus to Popular Commerce (Bono al Comercio Popular) is a one-time cash transfer of 1,000 quetzals aimed at workers in the informal economy during the health emergency of COVID-19. The program, in charge of the Ministry of Development (Mides),  already made the first 2,598…

1- Bono al comercio popular

¿De qué se trata? Este programa social está destinado al sector informal, que viven del día a día y que podrá acceder a un bono único de Q1,000. Los fondos serán manejado por el Ministerio de Desarrollo y al beneficiario se le notificará a tr

Cash transfers covid19, self-employed Published Measures summary https://elperiodico.com.gt/nacion/2020/05/02/listas-de-comuna-capitalina-las-pr… mmarquez
Guatemala: Segundo pago Bono Familia guatemala

republica.gt (06.08.2020) El Bono Familia se otorgará por tres meses: julio, agosto y septiembre (3 pagos). El Ministerio de Desarrollo (Mides) recordó que aún siguen entregando el primer pago y esperan comenzar con el segundo el 15 de agosto. Gómez indicó que las personas que aún no han…

The Family Bonus for vulnereable families (with an energy consumption of less than 200kWH in February 2020) will be granted for three months: July, August and September (3 payments). The Development Ministry (Mides) recalled that they are still delivering the first payment and expect to start…

Cash transfers covid19, family Published Measures summary https://republica.gt/2020/08/06/bono-familia-pasos-para-usar-el-codigo-en-comer… mmarquez
Bolivia: Seguro de invalidez y muerte de policías por COVID-19 bolivia

Agencia Boliviana de Información (20.07.2020) El Gobierno, a través del 4289, destinó Bs 15.406.000 para contratar un seguro de invalidez total y permanente o muerte derivada del coronavirus COVID-19 para los miembros de la Policía Nacional.     Mediante la nueva normativa se autorizó al…

 

The Government, through Decree 4289, allocated Bs 15,406,000 to contract insurance for total and permanent disability or death derived from the COVID-19 coronavirus for members of the National Police. Through the new regulations, the Ministry of Economy was authorized, through the…

 

La Paz, 20 jul (ABI). - El Gobierno, a través del 4289, destinó Bs 15.406.000 para contratar un seguro de invalidez total y permanente o muerte derivada del coronavirus COVID-19 para los miembros de la Policía Nacional.

    Mediante la nueva normativa se autorizó al Minister

Health Insurance, Disability, Occupational accidents and diseases coverage, covid19 Published Measures summary https://www1.abi.bo/abi_/?i=453029&k=202004220406 mmarquez
Bolivia: Amplicación de vigencia del carnet de discapacidad bolivia

boliviasegura.gob.bo (15.07.2020) El Decreto 4288 autoriza de manera excepcional y temporal, la ampliación de la vigencia del Carnet de Discapacidad que se encuentren vencidos para las personas con Discapacidad grave y muy grave, para el pago del bono mensual.

 

Decree 4288 exceptionally and temporarily authorizes the extension of the validity of the Disability Card that are expired for people with severe and very serious disability, for the payment of the monthly bonus.

Disability, Service delivery covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.boliviasegura.gob.bo/normativa.php mmarquez
AuroraAI: Finland's National Artificial Intelligence Program finland

Finland launches its AuroraAI National Artificial Intelligence program. AuroraAI will be fully available in 2022. By Susan Fourtané July 09, 2020

The promise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer a concept taken from science fiction. Businesses around the world are taking…

Artificial Intelligence egovernment https://interestingengineering.com/auroraai-finlands-national-artificial-intell… rruggia
KrattAI: Estonia's National Artificial Intelligence Strategy estonia

KrattAI is the vision of how public services should digitally work in the age of Artificial Intelligence. By Susan Fourtané June 08, 2020

In Estonia, there are around 30 Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions deployed in the Estonian public sector that were identified as active as of the…

Artificial Intelligence egovernment https://interestingengineering.com/krattai-estonias-national-artificial-intelli… rruggia
Artificial Intelligence for Estonia estonia

In May 2019, an expert group led by Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (MKM) and Government Office presented proposals on advancing the take-up of artificial intelligence (AI) in Estonia aka for Estonia’s national AI strategy. ​

This current strategy has been prepared based…

Artificial Intelligence egovernment https://www.kratid.ee/in-english rruggia
New e-Estonia factsheet: National AI “Kratt” Strategy — e-Estonia estonia

Unless you’re familiar with old Estonian mythology, it’s likely you don’t know what the word “Kratt” means. Created out of hay and miscellaneous household objects, a kratt was a magical creature who would come alive once a pact was made between its master and the devil. This then allowed the…

Artificial Intelligence, Service quality egovernment https://e-estonia.com/new-e-estonia-factsheet-national-ai-kratt-strategy/ rruggia
Estonia created Suve, a state-approved automated chatbot to provide trustworthy information during the COVID-19 situation - Work in Estonia estonia

Suve is already working on the webpages of Government of Estonia, Estonia’s Health Board, Ministry of Social Affairs, Work in Estonia, International House of Estonia and Invest in Estonia – with other sites soon to follow. During the emergency situation in Estonia, Suve focuses on questions…

Artificial Intelligence, E-services covid19 Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19 https://www.workinestonia.com/estonia-created-suve-a-state-approved-automated-c… rruggia
Innovation to combat the Covid-19 crisis — e-Estonia estonia

Around the globe, people are searching for innovative ideas to tackle problems created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Countries are scrambling to find solutions to combat the looming economic crisis, manage pressure on the medical system all the while trying to ensure that life can continue as…

Artificial Intelligence covid19 Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Proposition Measures summary https://e-estonia.com/innovation-to-combat-the-covid-19-crisis/ rruggia
Suve – chatbot by eeBot estonia

Suve  is an automated chatbot, whose main task is to make sure that you and everyone living in or visiting Estonia get their questions answered from official sources. Suve has been integrated into several public websites. During the emergency situation related to COVID-19, she helps to provide…

Artificial Intelligence, E-services covid19 https://eebot.ee/en/ rruggia
Implementation of the national AuroraAI programme - Valtiovarainministeriö - Valtiovarainministeriö finland

Implementation of the national AuroraAI programme The aim of the Aurora national artificial intelligence (AI) programme is to implement an operations model based on people’s needs, where artificial intelligence helps citizens and companies to utilise services in a timely and ethically…

Artificial Intelligence egovernment https://vm.fi/en/auroraai-en rruggia
Cambodia: Additional Support for Workers and to Revive Economy cambodia

Asean Briefing (05.08.2020) Under the fifth stimulus package, the government has extended its financial support for private sector employees, in particular, those in the garment, textiles, and footwear industries. Introduced under the previous stimulus package, companies who want to suspend…

The government has extended its financial support for private sector employees, in particular, those in the garment, textiles, and footwear industries, until September 2020. Suspended employees are entitled to the following monthly subsidies: US$15 for 7-10 days of employment suspension; US$30…

Extended support for private-sector employees

Under the fifth stimulus package, the government has extended its financial support for private sector employees, in particular, those in the garment, textiles, and footwea

Unemployment, Extension of coverage, Cash transfers, Covid-19 covid19, Emergency grants, extending coverage, labour markets Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.aseanbriefing.com/news/cambodia-issues-additional-support-for-worke… siha
Cambodia: Govt. takes measures to cover 20% of minimum wages for workers/employees in the tourism sector as Covid-19 causes financial losses cambodia

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre (03.04.2020) The government announced ... a measure to assist minimum wage workers employed in the tourism sector amid COVID-19 fears. It said in a statement the government will pay 20 percent of the workers’ minimum wages as the tourism sector deals…

The government will pay 20 percent of minimum wages for the workers in the tourism sector, such as hotels, guesthouses, restaurants and travel agencies, that deals with loss of income.

"Measure to offset tourism sector wages amid virus: Government", 2 April 2020

The government announced ... a measure to assist minimum wage workers employed in the tourism sector amid COVID-19 fears.

It said in a statement the government will pay 20 percent of the workers’ minimum

Unemployment, Cash transfers covid19, Emergency grants, labour markets, youth employment Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/cambodia-govt-takes-measures-to-cover-2… siha
Bolivia: Decreto Supremo 4298: Incentivos tributarios para la reactivación económica y el empleo - Noticias bolivia

boliviaemprende.com (28.07.2020) El Decreto Supremo 4298 del 24 de julio del 2020, crea incentivos tributarios para la reactivación económica y crea también un régimen tributario promocionar la creación de nuevas empresas. Además, fomentar el consumo y producción de bienes hechos en Bolivia.…

New monotax contribution regime to foster new businesses through Supreme Decree 4298 of July 24, 2020. It promotes the consumption and production of goods made in Bolivia. The new regime consolidates the payment of VAT, IUE and IT in a monotax of 5% on gross sales, and includes payments to…

El Decreto Supremo 4298 del 24 de julio del 2020, crea incentivos tributarios para la reactivación económica y crea también un régimen tributario promocionar la creación de nuevas empresas. Además, fomentar el consumo y producción de bienes hechos en Bolivia.

Consolida el pago del IVA, IU

Compliance and Contribution Collection covid19, self-employed Published Measures summary https://boliviaemprende.com/noticias/decreto-supremo-4298-incentivos-tributario… mmarquez
Bolivia: Pruebas de laboratorio necesarias para darse de baja por COVID-19 bolivia

periodicobolivia.com.bo (28.07.2020) El decreto supremo Nr. 4295 establece un procedimiento excepcional para realizar los trámites de baja laborales, en primera instancia se aceptarán las pruebas de PCR y las pruebas rápidas, pero estas deben ser de instituciones o laboratorios autorizados por…

The Supreme Decree No. 4295 establishes an exceptional procedure to carry out the sickness leave procedures due to COVID-19. Now, PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) tests and the rapid tests will also be accepted, but these must come from institutions or laboratories authorized by the Departmental…

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El ministro de Trabajo, Óscar Mercado, informó este martes que se aprobó el Decreto Supremo N.º 4295, a pedido de la presidenta Jeanine Áñez, el cual facilita los procesos de bajas y altas para trabajadores con COVID-19, dichos trámites deben ser realizados por la unidad d

Health, Cash sickness benefits covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.periodicobolivia.com.bo/decreto-supremo-4295-facilita-los-tramites-… mmarquez