13 April 2020 – Allowed for workers to be suspended from work

Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Regulatory change
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Government of Peru will allow for “suspension perfecta de labores”, under which a worker continues to be employed and continues to receive health insurance, but is not expected to work and the employer is not expected to pay them. This is allowed for up to 90 days.
Full details here: https://amazonas-explorer.com/is-there-coronavirus-in-peru/