The Spanish government has approved a minimum vital income on May 29, which is expected to reach some 850,000 vulnerable households seriously hit by the effects of the health crisis.. José Luis Escrivá, Spain’s minister of Inclusion, Social Security and Migration explained that it would be a monthly payment of…
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment held two unemployment virtual town halls in English and Spanish on May 4 aiming to provide information on the unemployment insurance program. Over 36 million people have filed for unemployment benefits in only two months in the United States, starting in mid March.
It has provided a basic wage supplement to sectors affected by the pandemic in April and May.Full time employees of enterprises that had to temporarily suspend operations and self-employers were entitled to apply.
The goal of the measure is to help those who have lost their job or regular income due to the lockdown. Deferred rent and mortgage payments will have to be made when the lockdown ends in three equal monthly payments for each month of lockdown.
It includes a $600 increase in the weekly payment, which brings the total sum to $840 a week. It also eliminates the requirement that those who are receiving payments need to seek a new job. Unemployment benefits are eligible for people who have lost jobs without their fault.
This aid is one of the measures included in the Anti-Covid-19 Financial Package, which the government will allocate for a three period. In addition, the deadline for the payment of the taxes for the garment industry, call centers, tourism and small businesses will be postponed to 2021.
This is for vulnerable tenants, families and temporary workers. It includes suspension of evictions of vulnerable households for six months and the prohibition to cut supplies to all households. In addition, there is an aid of about 440 euros for temporary workers and benefits for domestic workers; the moratorium on…
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