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|Support for families||austria||
For many families,the corona crisis has meant financial losses or additional financial expenditure. For every child who is entitled to family allowance in September 2020,there is therefore a child bonus of EUR 360. The payment is made automatically and without application. This also applies to…
|Family benefits||covid19||Published Measures summary||https://www.bmafj.gv.at/Services/News/Unterst%C3%BCtzung-f%C3%BCr-Familien-und-…||socpro|
|Infonavit dará prórroga a Pymes para pago de aportaciones por COVID-19||mexico||
Infonavit contributions are the payments that both employers and workers make to comply with the employer's obligation and the worker's right to have decent housing. To do this,employers pay an amount equal to 5% of their wages to their workers. These deposits,which go to a savings…
|Housing||covid19||Published Measures summary||https://www.elfinanciero.com.mx/empresas/infonavit-dara-prorroga-a-pymes-para-p…||socpro|
|Support for job seekers||austria||
The corona crisis hit the job market hard. The Federal Government has therefore decided to provide unemployment benefits. Those who were unemployed for 60 days in the May to August observation period receive a one-time payment of 450 euros. This means that if someone starts a job in early July,…
|Unemployment||covid19||Published Measures summary||socpro|
|Illinois governor signs COVID bill for essential workers||united states||
Illinois: Legislation signed into law in Illinois will provide worker compensation benefits for front-line and essential workers who contract COVID-19 on the job under certain conditions. The law will provide death benefits for first responders (including police officers and firefighters) who…
|Cash transfers||covid19||Published Measures summary||https://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20200609/NEWS08/912335019/Illinois-go…||socpro|
|Covid-19: Bulgarian PM says Cabinet adds 1.9B leva to stimulus funding,to extend epidemic declaration||bulgaria||
A new package approved by the Government on July 27 including 1.16 billion leva for social measures and 731 million leva for economic measures.
The single largest allocation was 318 million to boost state pensions with 50 leva a month for a period of three consecutive months. Borissov…
|Old age Pensions||covid19||Published Measures summary||https://sofiaglobe.com/2020/07/27/covid-19-bulgarian-cabinet-adds-1-9b-leva-to-…||socpro|
|COVID-19: Workers' Compensation||united states||
States are taking action to extend workers’ compensation coverage to include first responders and health care workers impacted by COVID-19. A common approach is to amend state policy so that COVID-19 infections in certain workers are presumed to be work-related and covered under workers’…
|Cash sickness benefits, Occupational accidents and diseases||covid19||Published Measures summary||https://www.ncsl.org/research/labor-and-employment/covid-19-workers-compensatio…||socpro|
|UK Government announces more grants for small businesses to support COVID-19 recovery||united kingdom||
The UK Government has announced £20 million of new funding to support small businesses as they recover from COVID-19.
Small and medium sized businesses in England can access grants of up to £5,000 to put towards the cost of new equipment,technology and specialist advice.
|Cash transfers, Unemployment||covid19||Published Measures summary||https://www.britishmarine.co.uk/News/2020/July/UK-Government-announces-more-gra…||socpro|
|L.A. City Council passes $100-million coronavirus rent relief program||united states||
Nearly 50,000 Los Angeles families hurt by the economic and health fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic could get help from a $100-million rent relief program passed by the City Council on Tuesday.
The money would provide up to $2,000 in rental assistance for low-income households who have…
|Housing, Family benefits||covid19, family||Published Measures summary||https://www.latimes.com/homeless-housing/story/2020-06-23/l-a-passes-100-millio…||socpro|
|Retail businesses can apply for subsidies of up to €50,000||luxembourg||
From 3 August onwards,retail businesses can apply for financial assistance from the government.
The amount of assistance is 1,000 euros per employee for the month of July,750 euros per employee for the month of August and 500 euros per employee for the month of September. This aid…
|Employment, Cash transfers, Unemployment||covid19||Published Measures summary||https://today.rtl.lu/news/luxembourg/a/1559203.html||socpro|
|What states can learn from Illinois’ new COVID-19 utility relief agreement||united states||
Illinois regulators approved a wide-ranging COVID-19 utility relief agreement Thursday that extends the state’s moratorium on utility service shut-offs until at least late July and provides nearly $50 million to help customers pay overdue bills.
As part of the deal,Illinois utilities will…
|Housing, Family benefits||covid19||Published Measures summary||https://www.power-grid.com/2020/06/24/what-states-can-learn-from-illinois-new-c…||socpro|
|Macron announces bonus package for homecare workers amid COVID-19 crisis||france||
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday the country's 320,000 homecare workers would each be granted a COVID-19 bonus of 500 euros,a package worth 160 million euros (144.3 million pounds).
The French state would put up 80 million euros and the local governments the other…
|Health||covid19||Published Measures summary||https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/reuters/macron-announces-bonus-package-for-homecar…||socpro|
|State Treasurer: $300M in grants available to help first responders,local governments due to COVID-19||united states||
Michigan: State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks Wednesday announced two new grant programs that will provide an overall total of $300 million to help first responders receive premium hazard pay and reimburse local governments for payroll costs incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|Health, Cash transfers||covid19||Published Measures summary||https://www.uppermichiganssource.com/2020/07/08/state-treasurer-300m-in-grants-…||socpro|
|Coronavirus: Struggling Flemish businesses can receive up to €15,000 in financial support||belgium||
Flemish Government: Flemish businesses losing at least 60% of their turnover to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis are to benefit from a new support mechanism announced by the regional government.
The measure,announced on Friday,covers the period from 1 August to 30 September,but…
|Cash transfers, Unemployment||covid19||Published Measures summary||https://www.brusselstimes.com/all-news/business/125577/coronavirus-flanders-new…||socpro|
|How to apply for New York’s new COVID-19 rent relief program||united states||
A new rent relief program launched Tuesday that provides subsidies to eligible low-income New Yorkers financially affected by the coronavirus pandemic. First signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo last month,the assistance program helps low-income households experiencing increased rent burden due…
|Housing||covid19||Published Measures summary||https://www.6sqft.com/apply-covid-19-rent-relief-program/||socpro|
|Ottawa sets minimum unemployment rate at 13.1 per cent for EI calculation||canada||
The federal government has temporarily set a minimum unemployment rate of 13.1 per cent to calculate employment insurance benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Those people living in regions with an unemployment rate lower than that threshold will have their EI benefits calculated at…
|Unemployment||covid19||Published Measures summary||https://www.piquenewsmagazine.com/national-news/ottawa-sets-minimum-unemploymen…||socpro|
|State launches $115M grant program for small biz,agriculture relief||united states||
A pair of state grant funds in Michigan totaling $115 million launches today as another source of financial assistance for small businesses hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The $100 million Small Business Restart Program will provide grants of up to $20,000 to small businesses and…
|Employment, Cash transfers||covid19||Published Measures summary||https://mibiz.com/sections/small-business/state-launches-115m-grant-program-for…||socpro|
|Plano de saúde deve cobrir o teste para Covid-19 desde março||brazil||
The National Supplementary Health Agency has included the Coronavirus test in the list of mandatory procedures in health plans. The name of the exam is: RT-PCR SARS-CoV-2 (CORONAVÍRUS COVID-19). All health plans and insurance are required to take the exam since March 13th. On that day ANS…
|Health, Medical care||covid19||Published Measures summary||https://www.selecoes.com.br/colunistas/plano-de-saude-deve-cobrir-o-teste-para-…||socpro|
|Pennsylvania announces hazard pay for essential workers||united states||
The State of Pennsylvania announced a $50 million grant program for employers of essential workers who serve on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.
The COVID-19 PA Hazard Pay Grant Program reimburses employers for providing $3 per hour raises to workers making less than $20 an…
|Health, Cash transfers||covid19||Published Measures summary||https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/politics/pennsylvania-announces-hazard-pay-f…||socpro|
|COVID19 NEWS & RESOURCES||united states||
Since the beginning of the pandemic,many states (in different dates) prohibited utility shutoffs and allowed late-payment of utilities fees to ensure that residents sheltering in place maintained access to electricity,gas and water in their homes.
|Housing||covid19||Published Measures summary||https://www.naruc.org/compilation-of-covid-19-news-resources/state-response-tra…||socpro|
|Grants provide $5.7M for Washington tribes for COVID relief||united states||
Nearly $6 million in federal grants have been approved for five Washington tribes to pay for programs to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus and give financial help to tribal members for rent and utility bills.
The federal COVID-19 response grants are intended to assist in the…
|Cash transfers, Difficult to cover group||covid19||Published Measures summary||https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/grants-provide-5-7m-for-washington-tr…||socpro|
|Reducen en 30% y 50% la tarifa de energía eléctrica en Panamá||panama||
Panama will apply a reduction of 30% to 50% for all its consumers of electrical energy,which will benefit more than one million customers,as a mitigation measure due to the economic crisis generated by COVID-19. The measure will grant a 50% reduction in the electricity rate to customers who…
|Housing||covid19||Published Measures summary||https://anpanama.com/9820-Reducen-en-30-y-50-la-tarifa-de-energia-electrica-en-…||socpro|
|Grants to help Pittsburg businesses,meal programs||united states||
The city of Pittsburg has received funding through the federal Community Development Block Grant-Coronavirus program to help local meal programs affected by the pandemic.
Grants under the program's meals portion are intended to provide Kansas cities and counties with funds to…
|Food and nutrition, Social assistance||covid19||Published Measures summary||https://www.joplinglobe.com/coronavirus/grants-to-help-pittsburg-businesses-mea…||socpro|
|Infonavit activará seguro de desempleo para afectados por coronavirus||mexico||
Infonavit (Instituto del Fondo Nacional de la Vivienda para los Trabajadores) is a federal institute for worker's housing that provides workers with mortgage and non-mortgage credit related to housing. Infonavit's has been offering five support programs for those who became unemployed,…
|Housing, Unemployment||covid19||Published Measures summary||https://www.forbes.com.mx/economia-finanzas-infonavit-seguro-desempleo-coronavi…||socpro|
|Human Services Offering Pandemic Childcare Subsidy for Working Parents||U.S. Virgin Islands||
The V.I. Department of Human Services is offering working parents and guardians relief during the COVID-19 pandemic via a Federal Block Grant program that provides a child care subsidy for children up to 12 years old.
|Family benefits||covid19, family||Published Measures summary||https://stjohnsource.com/2020/07/21/human-services-offers-pandemic-childcare-su…||socpro|
|3 300 Zimbabweans in SA apply for food assistance||south africa||
The Pretoria high court judge Selby Baqwa ruled on 19 June that the R350 Special Covid-19 social relief grant be extended to asylum seekers and special permit holders from Lesotho,Angola and Zimbabwe.
|Food and nutrition, Migration||covid19||Published Measures summary||https://bulawayo24.com/index-id-news-sc-local-byo-189386.html||socpro|