All the employers who during this period have applied the measure of temporary suspension of the individual employment contracts, considering the effects of the new coronavirus epidemic, qualify for furlough aid, which will be applied throughout the state of emergency, announced on Friday, Ionel Danca the head of the Prime Minister's Chancellery.
The government on Wednesday announced a 3.8-billion-euro package of measures to soften the blow to the economy from the coronavirus epidemic. The package aims to support workers, the self-employed and enterprises, as the first mass layoffs have already been recorded and the risk of a painful recession is looming large.
In connection with the complicated epidemic situation related to the spread of COVID-19 in Bulgaria and the state of emergency declared by the National Assembly, as well as with the recommendations of the National Operational Headquarters, the Minister of Health Kiril Ananiev issued an order introducing the following anti-epidemic measures on the territory of Republic of Bulgaria until 29.03.20
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