The Government today approved the extension until June 2021 of the support to the progressive recovery, which now guarantees 100% of the salary to workers in 'layoffs', and which is extended to partner-managers.
“The decree-law that extends the extraordinary support to the progressive resumption of activity in companies in a business crisis situation was approved”, can be read in the communiqué of the Council of Ministers.
The Government indicates that the extraordinary support for the progressive resumption of activity in companies in a situation of business crisis is extended “until June 30, 2021”, as was foreseen in the State Budget for 2021 (OE2021).
It is also established that “all workers who are covered by the simplified 'layoff', 'layoff' of the Labor Code (motivated by the pandemic of the covid-19 disease and which begins after January 1, 2021) and extraordinary support for progressive activity will receive 100% of their normal gross remuneration up to 3 Minimum Guaranteed Monthly Remuneration (RMMG), with no additional effort from employers ”, according to the Government.
The Council of Ministers also approved the extension of support for the recovery to members of statutory bodies that exercise management functions.
In addition, "the partial exemption from contributions to Social Security remains, in charge of the employer, for micro, small and medium-sized companies", says the executive.
The changes to the support for the resumption approved by the Council of Ministers result from proposals for changes to the PS and PCP OE2021 approved in the specialty in November.
Support for the progressive recovery was created in August, within the scope of measures to respond to the crisis caused by the pandemic, following the simplified 'layoff', being known, in turn, as a 'new ‘layoff’ ”.
The measure has already undergone several changes, with access conditions being extended at the end of 2020 to allow companies with billing losses above 75% to reduce workers' hours by 100%.