11 April 2020 – Parents on unpaid leave to receive one-time financial assistance

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Labour and Social Policy

Overview: Parents in Bulgaria will be able to benefit from a one-time financial support to the tune of BGN 375 (EUR 192). It will be granted when both parents/ a single parent take unpaid leave for at least 20 working days due to the inability to work remotely, when they do not receive other social benefits and when they have exhausted the possibility of taking a paid leave.
Full details here: https://bnr.bg/en/post/101257083/parents-on-unpaid-leave-to-receive-one-time-financial-assistance

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat of financial difficulties