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France: The allowance for the new school year 2020 is exceptionally increased by €100

Submitted by cambrosio on Fri, 01/08/2021 - 10:36

08.12.2020 (education.gouv.fr)

Since the circulation of the Covid19 and the health crisis, the Caisse nationale des allocations familiales (Cnaf) has put in place measures to support particularly disadvantaged families, as well as various managers of services useful to families. The back-to-school allowance (Allocation de rentrée scolaire) paid to families with the lowest incomes and school-age children has been exceptionally increased by €100 per child as part of the Government's Recovery Plan.

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european union
france
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Family benefits
Children
Cash transfers
Covid-19
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Poland: Coronavirus: Carer's allowance

Submitted by siha on Thu, 12/03/2020 - 15:56

Gov.pl website (09.11.2020) A parent can apply for care allowance if they are looking after people in quarantine or solitary confinement at home:

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Europe
eastern europe
poland
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Family benefits
Cash transfers
Covid-19
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Uruguay: New extraordinary item for beneficiaries of Family Allowances of the Equity Plan

Submitted by mmarquez on Wed, 11/25/2020 - 17:58

BPS (12.11.2020) Beneficiaries of family allowances (AFAM) from the Equity Plan who do not have a Uruguay Social Card will receive a reinforcement of 50% of their monthly allowance in November and December due to the health and social emergency situation that the country is going through.

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uruguay
Global challenges
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Family benefits
Cash transfers
Covid-19
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Norway: Care allowance for parents doubled until March 2021

Submitted by mmarquez on Wed, 11/11/2020 - 09:33

regjeringen.no (03.11.2020) The care allowance rules will be extended until June 2021, and the quotas will also be doubled in 2021. This means that a family next year will be entitled to at least 40 days of care allowance, compared with 20 days in a normal situation. In addition, the rules on sickness benefits in the event of infection or suspected infection will be extended until March.  

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norway
Global challenges
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Family benefits
Children
Parental leave
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Belgium: Temporary unemployment due to the closure of a nursery, a school or a reception center for disabled people

Submitted by siha on Thu, 11/05/2020 - 20:30

Federal Public Service Employment, Labor and Social Dialogue (30.10.2020). The law of 23 October 2020 extends, as October 1st, to salaried workers the benefit of the temporary unemployment scheme for force majeure due to corona in the event of the closure of the school, daycare or reception center for disabled people of their child introduced.

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belgium
Global challenges
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Family benefits
Unemployment
Extension of coverage
Cash transfers
Covid-19
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Belgium: Temporary unemployment due to the closure of a nursery, a school or a reception center for disabled people

Submitted by siha on Thu, 11/05/2020 - 18:54

Federal Public Service Employment, Labor and Social Dialogue (30.10.2020) The law of 23 October 2020 extending the benefit of the temporary unemployment scheme to salaried workers in the event of the closure of the school, daycare or reception center for disabled people of their child was introduced from the October 1, 2020. Initially, it was proposed to extend the regulation relating to corona parental leave which was applicable until September 30 for these situations but this proposal was transformed into temporary unemployment. Workers can benefit from this new regulation from October 1,

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belgium
Topics
Family benefits
Unemployment
Extension of coverage
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Italy: two new instalments of Emergency Income (REM)

Submitted by cambrosio on Wed, 11/04/2020 - 18:03

31.10.2020 (governo.it)

For the months of November and December, two new instalments of Emergency Income (REM) will be paid out, starting from 400 euros, to all those who were already entitled to it and to those who, in September, had a family income of less than the amount of the benefit.

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italy
Global challenges
Topics
Family benefits
Social assistance
Cash transfers
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