12 March 2020 – Exemption to working hours for employees

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Executive Office
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing offices, businesses, institutions, and operations
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: President of the Republic, Ministries and Public institutions

Overview: The President of the Republic Mario Abdo through the Decree N° 3451 establishes an exemption to working hours for the employees of the Organisations and Institutions dependent on the Executive Power, from Monday to Friday, between 09:00 and 14:00, from the 13th to the 26th of March of 2020.
Full details here: http://www.csj.gov.py/cache/lederes/G-52-13032020-D-3451.pdf

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat