Czech Agency for Social Inclusion director gives interview about state support during the COVID-19 pandemic
ROMEA TV has prepared a series of brief interviews with different figures in the Czech Republic advising on how to cope with the pandemic situation and get actively involved during the current crisis. The first "guest" of the interview series was David Beňák, director of the Agency for Social Inclusion.
The state of emergency is having a more significant impact on employment in general, and not just on the gastronomy sector. Most people are afraid they will lose their jobs and the ability to pay their bills.
People frequently do not know what steps to take to avert this and what they are able to do on their own in order to overcome the situation. Employers who are able to hold on to their employees without going bankrupt have different new support tools available to them from the state, and as of today self-employed persons are also able to draw on the "nursing benefit".
"In order to be eligible for the nursing benefit, your child must be enrolled in compulsory school attendance. At the same time, you can only draw on this benefit for one child, not more than one," the director said.
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