01 April 2020 – Established payments to workers of small to medium sized businesses

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Business support
Sectors Involved: Wage and income support
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Argentine Government created the National Program of Emergency Assistance to Labor and Production, including several benefits for small to medium sized businesses. A compensatory allowance will be paid by the National Social Security Administration to certain workers of businesses of up to 100 employees.

A non-remunerative allowance will be paid for those businesses that exceed the number of 100 employees.

An unemployment benefit will be granted for workers of small to medium sized businesses.

A government monitoring committee has been created to attend requests on this matter.
Full details here: https://www.argentina.gob.ar/noticias/el-gobierno-nacional-pone-en-marcha-el-programa-de-asistencia-de-emergencia-al-trabajo-y-la