Employers must disinfect the workplace at least twice during the working day, as well as create working arrangements that minimise direct contacts between the employees within the company. These are part of the measures to prevent the risk of the spread of COVID-19, implemented by an order of the Minister of Labour and Social Policy Denitsa Sacheva.
The Ministry of Labour and Social Policy allocates an additional BGN 45 million under the Human Resources Development Operational Programme (OPHRD) in support of elderly people living alone and the disabled. From today, municipalities will be able to apply to receive funding for patronage care.
The hot lunch programme for people in need will be extended until 19 June 2020. For this purpose, the Agency for Social Assistance was allocated BGN 5.1 million from the state budget, and the estimates are that the funds will cover the needs of about 50,000 people.
“Technological development and the development of human values should go hand in hand. Technology- and people-related professions are the two main tendencies of the future”. This was stated by the Minister of Labour and Social Policy Denitsa Sacheva during the MASTERLASS WORK 4.0 at the G. S. Rakovski Military Academy.
We are in an unprecedented situation. Not only because Bulgaria is in a state of emergency, but also because of the increasing dividing lines between people. The expanding technological and economic opportunities have brought along both perspectives for personal accomplishment and the continuous atomisation of society.
Up to BGN 8,000 to fund projects for reconstruction of vehicles for people with permanent disabilities will be provided by the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy under the National Programme for Accessible Residential Environment and Personal Mobility. The selection of project proposals under the two components of the programme starts today and will end on May 12th.