01 April 2020 – Legislation change allows workers to be suspended while receiving unemployment benefits

Type of Intervention: Regulation
Sectors Involved: Social Services, Jobs, small business
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Regulatory change; Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Minister of Works

Overview: This new law will allow workers to suspend their work and instead of being laid off, they will receive the unemployment insurance benefits, keep their jobs and lower expenses in small business
Full details here: https://prensa.presidencia.cl/discurso.aspx?id=149345

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Type of Justification: No justification given