Downtime benefits and subsidized jobs might be reintroduced if new state of emergency is declared in Latvia

  • 2020-11-05
  • LETA/TBT Staff
RIGA - Downtime benefits and subsidized jobs could be reintroduced in Latvia if the government again declares a state of emergency over the spread of Covid-19, LETA was told at the Finance Ministry. Finance Minister Janis Reirs' (New Unity) led workgroup for business and employee support, which met on Thursday, agreed that if Latvia reenter the state of emergency, support has to be provided to employers and employees.  The Finance Ministry will now draw up a report on the planned support measures and submit it to the Cabinet of Ministers as the...
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