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

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

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/