It was found that the company that operates the standing eating soba shop in the metropolitan area had illegally received a part of the national employment adjustment subsidy, and the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare ordered the return of about 3 million yen. I found out by interviewing people.

The company has already returned and says, "I would like to continue working to establish a compliance system."

The person who was punished was "Daitan Meal" in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, which is one of the group companies that operates the standing eating soba shop "Fuji Soba" in the Tokyo metropolitan area.

The company was subsidized for the leave allowance paid when employees were absent using the national "employment adjustment subsidy" as sales declined due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection.

However, as a result of a survey by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, during the one month period from July to August last year, one person submitted a false application that he took time off from work and paid a leave allowance even though he was actually on paid leave. However, it was found by interviewing the people concerned that it was confirmed that they were receiving illegal leave.

For this reason, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has ordered the return of the total amount of the subsidy for the past month and the penalty of about 3 million yen, and has banned the use of the subsidy for the next five years.

The company has already returned it.

Daitan Holdings, which owns this company, said, "It is a fact that we were punished for being pointed out as fraudulent. We deeply apologize. Other group companies have not been pointed out as fraudulent. Compliance We will continue to make efforts to establish the system. "

Employment adjustment subsidy payment exceeds 4 trillion yen

The "employment adjustment subsidy" is a system that subsidizes part of the leave allowance, etc., when the company keeps employment by taking employees off even if sales decrease.

According to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, the number of payment decisions from February last year to 27th last month was 4,337,923, amounting to 4,286.1 billion yen.

Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare is based on the impact of the new coronavirus

▽ 1 person per day grants the maximum amount 10,000 5,000 yen

▽ rate of grants, such as holiday allowance paid to employees large companies and small and medium-sized enterprises are both 100% We

are implementing special measures

such as raising the

number to.

This special measure is

▽ companies that cooperate in taking leave or shortening business hours based on requests from local governments in the target areas of "emergency declaration" and "priority measures such as spread prevention"

▽ sales in the last 3 months, etc. This applies to companies nationwide, which have decreased by more than 30% compared to the year or two years ago.

The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has decided to take this special measure and continue it until the end of November, saying that the effects of the spread of the infection are continuing.

Unauthorized receipt one after another

Unauthorized receipt of "employment adjustment subsidies" is occurring one after another.

As a result of investigation by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare through labor bureaus nationwide, as of April, 44 cases of illegal receipts have been confirmed, amounting to 274.68 million yen.

There were cases where employees who were actually working were requested to take a leave of absence on

paper, or

▽ a non-existent employee was applied for a leave of absence and the subsidy was illegally received.

The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare will announce the company name and consider criminal prosecution if it is malicious.