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Australia: JobKeeper extension australia

Treasury.gov.au (21.07.2020) On 21 July, the Government announced it is extending the JobKeeper Payment until 28 March 2021 and is targeting support to those businesses and not-for-profits which continue to be significantly impacted by the Coronavirus. From 28 September 2020, eligibility for the…

On 21 July, the Government announced it is extending the JobKeeper Payment until 28 March 2021 and is targeting support to those businesses and not-for-profits which continue to be significantly impacted by the Coronavirus. From 28 September 2020, eligibility for the JobKeeper Payment will be…

JobKeeper extension

On 21 July, the Government announced it is extending the JobKeeper Payment until 28 March 2021 and is targeting support to those businesses and not-for-profits which continue to be significantly impacted by the Coronavirus. From 28 September 2020, eligibility for the J

Unemployment, Extension of coverage covid19, Covid19_deconfinement_measures, Emergency grants, youth employment Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://treasury.gov.au/coronavirus/jobkeeper/extension siha
Singapore: The Courage Fund For Lower-Income Households affected by COVID-19 singapore

Ministry of Social and Family Development (31.07.2020) The Courage Fund will help lower-income households affected by COVID-19 who meet the following criteria: 1. At least one household member is a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident. 2. At least one household member contracted COVID-19, or…

The Courage Fund, one-time lump sum of up to $1,000, is paid to lower-income households affected by COVID-19. Applications should be made within 6 months from the end of the Home Quarantine Order. 

The Courage Fund For Lower-Income Households affected by COVID-19

Target beneficiaries and eligibility criteria

The Courage Fund will help lower-income households affected by COVID-19 who meet the following criteria:

1. At least one household me

Social assistance, Cash transfers, Social Protection Floor, Covid-19 covid19, poverty Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.msf.gov.sg/assistance/Pages/covid19relief.aspx#CSG siha
Singapore: COVID-19 Support Grant singapore

Ministry of Social and Family Development (31.07.2020) COVID-19 Support Grant is paid to Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents, aged 16 years and above, who are presently involuntarily unemployed due to retrenchment or contract termination, or presently on involuntary no-pay leave (NPL) for …

COVID-19 Support Grant is paid to Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents, aged 16 years and above, who are involuntarily unemployed due to retrenchment or contract termination, or on involuntary no-pay leave (NPL) for at least three consecutive months, or experiencing reduced monthly salary…

Target beneficiaries and eligibility criteria

Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents, aged 16 years and above, who are presently involuntarily unemployed due to retrenchment or contract termination, or presently on involuntary no-pay leave (NPL) for at least three cons

Unemployment, Cash transfers, Covid-19 covid19, Emergency grants Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.msf.gov.sg/assistance/Pages/covid19relief.aspx#CSG siha
Singapore: Self-employed person income relief scheme (SIRS) singapore

NTUC (31.07.2020) SIRS helps Singaporean self-employed persons (SEPs) with less means and family support tide over this period of extraordinary economic uncertainty. SEPs to receive $3,000 each in May, July and October 2020. 

SIRS ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA​ Singaporean SEPs can apply for SIRS…

Self-employed person income relief scheme (SIRS) helps Singaporean self-employed persons (SEPs) with less means and family support tide over this period of extraordinary economic uncertainty. SEPs to receive $3,000 each in May, July and October 2020. Singaporean SEPs who meet all of the…

SIRS helps Singaporean self-employed persons (SEPs) with less means and family support tide over this period of extraordinary economic uncertainty. NTUC is assisting the Ministry of Manpower to manage applications and appeals of those who do not auto-qualify.

SIRS ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA​
Service delivery, Cash transfers, Covid-19 covid19, self-employed, service delivery Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.ntuc.com.sg/sirs/#about-us siha
Germany: German parliament approves basic pension law germany

IPE (02.07.2020) The German parliament, Bundestag, has approved the law for the introduction of the basic pension – Grundrente – from 1 January 2021. The Grundrente is paid in the form of a supplement to pensioners with at least 33 years of contributions to the statutory pension insurance based…

The German parliament, Bundestag, has approved the law for the introduction of the basic pension – Grundrente – from 1 January 2021.

The grand coalition partners CDU/CSU and SPD voted in favour, the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) and the liberal party FDP were against the measur

Old age Pensions, Service quality, Population ageing adequacy, family_gender_society, gender_and_inequality Published Measures summary https://www.ipe.com/news/german-parliament-approves-basic-pension-law/10046670… siha
Uruguay: Autorizaciones especiales de cobro en junio para mayores de 65 años uruguay

bps.gub.uy (21.05.2020) Debido a que continúa la situación de emergencia sanitaria, BPS vuelve a dar la posibilidad a quienes tengan 65 años o más y cobren sus prestaciones en redes de cobranza descentralizada o en locales de pago del BPS, que puedan autorizar a otra persona a cobrar sus…

 

As the health emergency situation continues, BPS gives again the possibility to those who are 65 years or older and collect their benefits in decentralized collection networks or in BPS payment locations, who may authorize another person to collect their benefits for the month of June…

21/5/2020

Autorizaciones especiales de cobro en junio para mayores de 65 años

Debido a que continúa la situación de emergencia sanitaria, BPS vuelve a dar la posibilidad a quienes tengan 65 años o más y cobren sus prestaciones en redes de cobranza descentralizada o en loca

Old age Pensions, E-services, Service quality, Service delivery covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.bps.gub.uy/17277/autorizaciones-especiales-de-cobro-en-junio-para-m… mmarquez
Uruguay: New consultation channels uruguay

bps.gub.uy (24.07.2020) BPS lanza tres nuevos canales que facilitan el acceso a las consultas de Subsidio por Desempleo: web, WhatsApp y app móvil BPS Personas. Buscando facilitar el acceso a la información, con las dificultades que el contexto de emergencia sanitaria presenta, pensando en las…

The Social Welfare Bank (BPS) launches three new channels that facilitate access to Unemployment Subsidy queries: web, WhatsApp and BPS People mobile app.

BPS lanza tres nuevos canales que facilitan el acceso a las consultas de Subsidio por Desempleo: web, WhatsApp y app móvil BPS Personas.

 

Buscando facilitar el acceso a la información, con las dificultades que el contexto de emergencia sanitaria presenta, pensand

E-services, Service quality covid19, digital platforms Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.bps.gub.uy/17407/nuevos-canales-de-consulta-sobre-subsidio-por-dese… mmarquez
Uruguay: Extension of 3 more months of partial unemployment benefits uruguay

bps.gub.uy (21.07.2020) Debido a que continúa la situación de emergencia sanitaria, se amplía el régimen especial de subsidio por desempleo para trabajadores que reciban una remuneración por día u hora y para trabajadores con ingresos variables o destajistas por reducción parcial de ingresos.…

Extension of 3 more months of the partial (special) unemployment insurance, from July 1st until September 30th. This government-subsidized measure was introduced on March 20th, 2020. The subsidy consists of a daily, average wage per day not worked for workers with a reduced number of working…

Unemployment covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.bps.gub.uy/4814/novedades-para-trabajadores.html mmarquez
Republic of Korea: Job maintenance cost loan project korea, Republic of

The Ministry of Employment and Labor (30.07.2020) The Ministry of Employment and Labor and the Korea Labor Welfare Corporation announced that they will accept the loan maintenance project for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with no financial resources due to the temporary management…

Job maintenance cost loan for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with no financial resources due to the temporary management difficulties following the spread of Corona 19.  This is to reduce the burden on the employer and strengthen the employment stability of workers by lending funds to…

The 100 million won limit for small and medium-sized business owners who have reported an employment maintenance plan is closed.

The Ministry of Employment and Labor (Jae-Gap Lee) and the Korea Labor Welfare Corporation (Chair Soon-hee Kang) announced that they will a

Unemployment, Employment policies, Covid-19, Financial crisis covid19, sustainability, youth employment Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary http://www.moel.go.kr/news/enews/report/enewsView.do?news_seq=11230 siha
Republic of Korea: Newly established an Emergency livelihood fund loan program for construction workers korea, Republic of

Ministry of Employment and Labor (30.03.2020) Construction workers are being hit hard by the spread of Covid-19 due to delayed contracts and construction suspensions. Zero-interest loans will be provided to construction workers from mid-April to help their livelihoods, with individual loans…

Newly established an Emergency livelihood fund loan program for construction workers from April to August

Construction workers] Newly established an Emergency livelihood fund loan program (from April to August)

  ↳ 87,000 workers, will be provided with individual loans capped at KRW 2 million (zero interest)

- Construction workers are being hit hard by the spread of Covid-19 due to de

Unemployment, Employment of young workers, Financial crisis covid19, youth employment Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary http://www.moel.go.kr/english/poli/poliNewsnews_view.jsp?idx=1559 siha
Republic of Korea: Emergency livelihood aid for Workers on unpaid leave korea, Republic of

Ministry of Employment and Labor (30.03.2020) ‘Special Regional Employment Support Aid' will be given to 100 thousand workers, at the rate of KRW 500 thousand a month / ‘Emergency Welfare Aid’ of an average of KRW 650 thousand a month (for a month+α) will be provided.

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‘Special Regional Employment Support Aid' will be given to 100 thousand workers, at the rate of KRW 500 thousand a month for up to two months. / ‘Emergency Welfare Aid’ of an average of KRW 650 thousand a month (for a month+α) will be provided.

[Workers on unpaid leave and on leave of absence] Emergency livelihood aid

  ↳‘Special Regional Employment Support Aid' will be given to 100 thousand workers, at the rate of KRW 500 thousand a month / ‘Emergency Welfare Aid’ of an average of KRW 650 thousand a month (for a month+α) will b

Unemployment, Cash transfers covid19, Emergency grants, self-employed, youth employment Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary http://www.moel.go.kr/english/poli/poliNewsnews_view.jsp?idx=1559 siha
New Caledonia: Deferral of social contributions for the self-employed New Caledonia

CAFAT (30.07.2020) As a self-employed worker, the due date for payment of  your provisional contributions for the 2nd quarter of 2020 set on March 31 and the due date for payment of your provisional contributions for the 3rd quarter of 2020 set on June 30, are payable on September 30, 2020.

Due date for payment of  self-employed's provisional contributions for the 2nd quarter of 2020 set on March 31 and the due date for payment of provisional contributions for the 3rd quarter of 2020 set on June 30, are payable on September 30, 2020.

As a self-employed worker, the due date for payment of  your provisional contributions for the 2nd quarter of 2020 set on March 31 and the due date for payment of yo

Compliance and Contribution Collection, Covid-19 contribution collection, covid19, self-employed Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.cafat.nc/web/assures/les-mesures-de-soutien siha
New Caledonia: Deferral of social contributions for employers New Caledonia

CAFAT (30.07.2020) The payment dates for contributions due by employers forced to reduce or suspend their activities due to the health emergency measures adopted on March 23, 2020 are as follows: The payment of social contributions for the 1st calendar quarter of 2020 (due April 30, 2020) is…

The payment of social contributions due by employers for the 1st calendar quarter of 2020 (due April 30, 2020) is postponed to September 30, 2020. The payment of social contributions for the 2nd calendar quarter of 2020 (due July 31, 2020) is postponed to October 30, 2020.

The payment dates for contributions due by employers forced to reduce or suspend their activities due to the health emergency measures adopted on March 23, 2020 are

Employment, Compliance and Contribution Collection, Covid-19, Financial crisis contribution collection, covid19 Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.cafat.nc/web/assures/les-mesures-de-soutien siha
New Caledonia: Increase in family benefits for childcare New Caledonia

Government of New Caledonia (16.07.2020) The government has instituted an exceptional increase in family benefits for the salaried worker who has had no other solution, due to the closure of nurseries and schools as of March 19, 2020, than to stay at home to keep their child (ren) under 16 and…

Exceptional increase in family benefits for the salaried worker who has had no other solution, due to the closure of nurseries and schools as of March 19, 2020, than to stay at home to keep their child (ren) under 16 and suffered as a result a loss of wages.

  • The government has instituted an exceptional increase in family benefits for the salaried worker who has had no other solution, due to the closure of nurseries and schools as of March 19, 2020, than to stay at home to keep his / her child (ren) under 16 and suffered as a result a loss of wag
Family benefits, Covid-19 covid19, Emergency grants, family Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://gouv.nc/info-coronavirus-covid-19/infos-economie siha
New Caledonia: Reinforced partial unemployment "Covid-19 allowance" New Caledonia

Government of New Caledonia (16.07.2020) Covid-19 allowance has been extended for companies durably affected by the health crisis for a period of three months, from 1 st June 2020 to 31 August 2020 with the possibility of extending it for another three months. The amount is 100% of the salary…

Covid-19 allowance has been extended for companies durably affected by the health crisis for a period of three months, from 1 st June 2020 to 31 August 2020 with the possibility of extending it for another three months. The amount is 100% of the salary for employees remunerated at the guaranteed…

Partial unemployment is a device that helps safeguard the employment of employees in companies going through a difficult period. The government has decided to strengthen this system to deal with

Employment, Unemployment, Cash transfers, Shocks &extreme events, Covid-19, Financial crisis covid19, Emergency grants, self-employed, youth employment Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://gouv.nc/info-coronavirus-covid-19/infos-economie siha
Germany: Introduction of a Basic Pension for Low-Income Pensioners germany

Deutsche Rentenvrsicherung (02.07.2020) On July 2, Germany’s parliament approved a law that will introduce an income-tested basic pension (Grundrente) on January 1, 2021, to supplement the country’s social insurance old-age pension (beneficiaries should have at least 35 years of basic-pension…

Old age Pensions Contributory, poverty Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 https://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/progdesc/intl_update/2020-07/index.html#austral… mmarquez
Martinique: COVID-19 teleconsultations Martinique

Martinique Regional Health Agency (30.03.2020) From Monday March 30, healthcare professionals will be able to carry out teleconsultations more easily with the “ Médiconsult ” tool . After the patient's call, the doctor suggests an appointment for a teleconsultation. The patient…

Teleconsultations between healthcare professionals and patients using “ Médiconsult ” tool. If only a patient has  a smartphone, a tablet or a computer equipped with a webcam, a microphone and a speaker, they can have teleconsultation with healthcare professionals.

COVID-19 teleconsultations

Health, ICT, Covid-19 covid19, digital inclusion, service delivery Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.martinique.ars.sante.fr/coronavirus-actualite-et-conduite-tenir-6 siha
Germany: Coronavirus Information by BG BAU germany

The BG BAU (Berufsgenossenschaft der Bauwirtschaft/construction industry) provides various information material for protection against corona. Please find attached the links to the different materials. (…

Occupational accidents and diseases, Prevention of occupational risks, Covid-19 covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19_ Prevention https://www.bgbau.de/themen/sicherheit-und-gesundheit/coronavirus/ btreichel
CPWR COVID-19 Construction Clearinghouse Americas

The scientific community's understanding of how the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spreads is evolving. This COVID-19 Clearinghouse was established as a central resource for construction employers and workers to find the latest research, guidance documents…

Occupational accidents and diseases, Prevention of occupational risks, Covid-19 covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19_ Prevention http://covid.elcosh.org/ btreichel
Corona | Tools for small and medium-sized enterprises

This website  of the  Special Commission on Prevention presents international examples in 5 languages for small and medium sized enterprises in almost all areas of occupational safety and health. A new

Occupational accidents and diseases, Prevention of occupational risks covid19, prevention Published_SS_Monitor_covid19_ Prevention https://safety-work.org/en/topics/corona.html btreichel
Viet Nam: Campaign to maintain social insurance levels amidst loss of jobs vietnam

vccinews.com (15.06.2020) In the context of a drop in the number of persons insured to the complusory social insurance system, Viet Nam Social Security took steps to address this. This resulted in an increase of the number of people buying voluntary social insurance increased as the VSS…

In the context of a drop in the number of persons insured to the complusory social insurance system, Viet Nam Social Security took steps to address this. This resulted in an increase of the number of people buying voluntary social insurance increased as the VSS cooperated with the Vietnam Post…

Vietnam Social Security Promptly Supporting People, Clearing Obstacles against Businesses

1:57:32 PM | 15/6/2020

Extension of coverage, Communication covid19 Published Measures summary http://vccinews.com/news/40204/vietnam-social-security-promptly-supporting-peop… mmarquez
Viet Nam: Patients with chronic diseases will receive medicine in advance for 2 months in Hanoi vietnam

vss.gov.vn( 26.03.2020) In order to strengthen prevention and control of the COVID-19 epidemic and limit the spread of the disease especially to those who are at high risk or suffering from underlying diseases, chronic diseases, Hanoi Social Security has just sent an official dispatch to…

For patients diagnosed with chronic diseases come for medical examination or re-examination by appointment, the health insurance facilities must provide the outpatients with medicine for at least two months. This aims to restrict people leaving their homes and avoid unnecessary contact thus…

In the COVID-19 fight, Hanoi Social Security requires provision of HI medicine for outpatients for at least two months

26/03/2020 06:35 PM

 

In order to strengthen prevention and control of the COVID-19 epidemic and limit the spread of the disease especially to those who a

Health, Health Insurance covid19 Published Measures summary https://vss.gov.vn/english/news/Pages/vietnam-social-security.aspx?CateID=198&I… mmarquez
Viet Nam: Financing of job training and retraining to avoid job losses vietnam

vss.gov.vn (29.03.2020) Due to the epidemic, if the employers were subject to change its production or business structure or technology, they will be assisted in funding for training and retraining to improve occupational skills and qualifications to maintain employment for workers when fully…

Due to the epidemic, if the employers were subject to change its production or business structure or technology, they will be assisted in funding for training and retraining to improve occupational skills and qualifications to maintain employment for workers when fully satisfying the regulated…

The COVID-19 epidemic has been directly and indirectly affecting negative impacts on production and business activities of industries and fields, which results in job cuts of employees. Hence, the unemployment insurance policy has now been considered a "life buoy", partly helping stabilize lives

Employment policies covid19 Published Measures summary https://vss.gov.vn/english/news/Pages/vietnam-social-security.aspx?CateID=198&I… mmarquez
Bono Cuidar y Cuidarse: monto, requisitos y cómo conseguirlo - AS.com venezuela

as.com (20.07.2020) La entrega del nuevo bono "Cuidar y Cuidarse" comenzó el pasado de julio y se entregara de manera directa y gradual. El bono es una entrega de 900.000 bolívares y corresponde a más de dos salarios mínimos. Este bono es el decimosegundo bono de protección social que se entrega…

Delivery of the new "Cuidar y Cuidarse" (Taking care of others and of one self) bonus began last July and will be delivered directly and gradually. The bonus is a delivery of 900,000 bolivars and corresponds to more than two minimum wages. This bonus is the twelfth social protection bonus given…

La pandemia del coronavirus ha provocado una gran crisis económica en toda Venezuela. Muchos trabajadores y familias no tienen apenas ingresos para hacer frente a los gastos que está generando la enfermedad y, por eso, el presidente Nicolás Maduro ha creado el Bono Cuidar y Cuidarse. 

Social assistance, Cash transfers, Covid-19 covid19 Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://as.com/diarioas/2020/07/20/actualidad/1595268049_449096.html mmarquez
Venuezuela: Bono Padre Bolívar venezuela

as.com (26.07.2020) Un nuevo bono ha salido a la luz en Venezuela, el bono "Padre Bolívar" en honor a Simón Bolívar. Este bono comenzó a entregarse el pasado 24 de julio y estará vigente hasta el 31 de julio. El monto es de 1.000.000 bolívares.

The new bond "Padre Bolívar" began to be issued last July 24 and will be valid until July 31. The amount is 1,000,000 bolívares.

Un nuevo bono ha salido a la luz en Venezuela, el Bono Padre Bolívar en honor a Simón Bolívar. Este bono comenzó a entregarse el pasado 24 de julio y estará vigente hasta el 31 de julio. El presidente Nicolás Maduro sigue sacando bonos durante la pandemia del cor

Social assistance, Cash transfers, Covid-19 covid19 Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://as.com/diarioas/2020/07/26/actualidad/1595782318_866223.html mmarquez