Disability

France: continuation of entitlements by CAF during COVID crisis

Submitted by cambrosio on Fri, 01/08/2021 - 11:08

From the beginning of the pandemic, decisions were taken to ensure the automatic renewal of social minimum entitlements. Given the reopening of all public services, this measure now only concerns certain benefits. This is particularly the case for disabled persons receiving the disabled adult allowance (Aah) or the education allowance for disabled children (Aeeh).

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european union
france
Global challenges
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Disability
Family benefits
Cash transfers
Covid-19
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India: Approval of Social Security Code

Submitted by mmarquez on Wed, 12/02/2020 - 17:52

US Social Security Administration (November 30th) On September 28, India's president approved a law (the Code on Social Security, 2020) that consolidates and amends nine existing social security laws. Among the law's changes are an extension of benefit eligibility to fixed-term workers under the employer-liability gratuity scheme, a broadening of the definition of wages for contribution calculation purposes, and new protections for informal-sector workers.

Regions / Country
india
Global challenges
Topics
Disability
Old age Pensions
Survivor
Occupational accidents and diseases
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Iceland: Support for disability pensioners

Submitted by siha on Thu, 11/26/2020 - 16:40

Government of Iceland (20.11.2020) A one-time payment of ISK 50,000 will be made before 18 December to recipients of disability and rehabilitation pensions who are eligible for pensions during the year, in addition to the December supplement that is usually paid during the month.

Regions / Country
Europe
iceland
Topics
Disability
Pensions
Covid-19
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Germany: people with disabilities can still have the additional need to finance lunch

Submitted by siha on Tue, 10/27/2020 - 17:00

BMAS (09.09.2020) The regulation was extended today until December 31, 2020 that people with disabilities can still have the additional need to finance lunch. This is important because lunch often cannot be taken in workshops for disabled people and comparable day-structuring measures due to the pandemic.

Regions / Country
germany
Topics
Disability
Food and nutrition
Covid-19
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Croatia: Support for the preservation of jobs for employers who employ people with disabilities whose activities are affected by coronavirus

Submitted by siha on Tue, 10/27/2020 - 15:53

Ministry of Labor, Pensions, Families and Social Policy (30.07.2020) Eligible employers are sheltered workshops, integrative workshops and work units for the employment of persons with disabilities, regardless of the sector in which they operate, and the duration of the measure is from 1 July to 31 December 2020. The support is awarded in the amount of HRK 4,000.00 per month per full-time employee, ie a proportional part per employee according to the number of part-time hours and HRK 250 contribution for pension insurance based on individual capitalized savings, ie the amount of additional

Regions / Country
croatia
Topics
Disability
Employment
Employment of young workers
Cash transfers
Covid-19
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Brasil: INSS extends anticipation of the Benefit of Continuous Provision (BPC) and Sickness until October 31

Submitted by mmarquez on Wed, 08/12/2020 - 16:17

agenciabrasil.ebc.com.br (03.07.2020) The federal government issued a decree authorizing the National Institute of Social Security (INSS) to pay prepayments for sickness benefits and the Continuing Benefit Benefit (BPC). The measure, published in an extra section of the Official Gazette (DOU) of this Thursday (2), determines that the advances will be paid until October 31.

Regions / Country
brazil
Global challenges
Topics
Cash sickness benefits
Disability
Old age Pensions
Difficult to cover group
Social assistance

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