The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has announced that the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare will provide wages for some non-regular workers who work in large companies for the leave from April to June last year, in order to support those who are not paid the leave allowance. We decided to expand our support, such as providing 60%.
The "leave of absence support" is a system that supports people who are not paid the leave allowance even though they have taken a leave of absence due to the influence of the new coronavirus. Will be provided.
We have targeted people who work in small and medium-sized enterprises, but the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has received a series of consultations that leave allowances will not be paid, and among non-regular workers working in large enterprises, shift workers such as part-time workers On the 5th of this month, we announced that we would extend support to those who work on a daily basis, and those who work on a "registration type dispatch".
Based on the impact of the state of emergency, 80% of wages will be paid for leave after the 8th of last month.
As a result of further consideration, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare decided to extend the period covered by the support and pay 60% of the wages for the leave from April to June last year.
In addition, 80% of wages will be paid for holidays in prefectures where restaurants, etc. were requested to shorten their business hours after November last year.
According to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, "Last year's state of emergency and requests from local governments to shorten business hours have a large impact on shift workers and others, and we have determined that support is needed."
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare hopes to start accepting applications as early as this month.