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 normally as possible. Even the New York Times recently estimated that some countries might have a competitive edge in their way out the Covid-19 crisis. Estonia among them due to the digital society, startup ecosystem, and agile business and government partnerships.
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senat.fr (29.04.2020) Compte rendu de l'audition du directeur de l'Agence Centrale des Organismes de Sécurité Sociale (ACOSS, agence nationale du recouvrement des cotisations) sur le chiffrage des mesures d'accompagnement par la Sécurité sociale de la crise du Coronavirus.
El Consejo de Ministros aprueba el Real Decreto-Ley de medidas sociales en defensa del empleo
El texto, que plasma el Acuerdo Social en Defensa del Empleo, firmado ayer en La Moncloa, prorroga los ERTE por fuerza mayor hasta el 30 de junio y establece condiciones para que las empresas reanuden su actividad, estableciendo en 6 meses el compromiso de mantenimiento del empleo
Se impedirá acogerse al ERTE a las empresas domiciliadas en paraísos fiscales y no será posible el reparto de dividendos durante el ejercicio fiscal que corresponde al expediente
The Federation Ministry of Displaced Persons and Refugees has delivered packages of food and hygiene supplies to returnee families in the municipalities of Drvar, Glamoc and Grahovo. The Ministry representatives presented this assistance in the presence of the Mayor of Drvar Dušica Runic, to the local representatives of returnees.
The federal government made a series of recommendations to employers and workers at a broad-based themed session yesterday to prevent coronavirus disease.
The recommendations are:
- Implement special safeguards to prevent the adverse effects on the health of workers by shortening workers' working hours, if the work process permits them
. permits, and work that takes place in one shift should be distributed in two shifts, in order to avoid the concentration of more workers in one place
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko signs Decree "On material incentives for healthcare workers".
The document provides for the establishment of an additional monthly allowance for work in conditions associated with infectious diseases. In particular, it concerns employees of health care institutions providing care to patients with infections, as well as those working in conditions associated with infections.
Commentary to Presidential Decree No 143 of 24 April 2020 "On Supporting the Economy" regarding the payment of temporary disability allowance
Under article 15 of Presidential Decree No. 143 of 24 April 2020 on economic support, temporary disability benefits are paid to persons actually caring for a child under 10 years of age or attending a preschool or general secondary school if the child is a first- or second-level contact in the presence of one or more respiratory symptoms.