The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has decided to extend the application deadline for last year's leave for those working in small and medium-sized enterprises from the end of March to the end of May, regarding the "leave support fund" that supports people who are not paid the leave allowance. ..
The "leave of absence support fund" is a system to support people who have not been paid the leave allowance even though they have taken a leave of absence due to the influence of the new coronavirus. The payment of the surplus yen has been decided.
The deadline for applications for the leave of absence from October to December last year for those who work in small and medium-sized enterprises and the leave of absence from April to September last year for shift workers who work in small and medium-sized enterprises was the end of this month. , Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has decided to extend until the end of May.
In addition, the maximum amount of leave support has been paid up to 11,000 yen a day, but due to the cancellation of the state of emergency, the upper limit will be reduced to 9900 yen in principle for leave after May. I decided that.
Due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, it has become a target area for "priority measures such as prevention of spread", and the upper limit of support money will be maintained at the current level for restaurants that cooperate in shortening business hours.
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare says, "We decided to extend the application deadline because we decided that there are many people who need assistance because the leave allowance is not paid. If you are in trouble, please do not hesitate to apply."