THE UNEMPLOYED WILL RETAIN THEIR SOCIAL BENEFITS IF THEY PERTAKE IN SEASONAL WORK

THE UNEMPLOYED WILL RETAIN THEIR SOCIAL BENEFITS IF THEY PERTAKE IN SEASONAL WORK

Unemployed individuals who sign an employment contract for short-term seasonal agricultural work shall retain their right to monthly social benefits, according to the amendments in the Bulgarian Health Act that entered into force on 14th May. They will also be eligible for heating aid if they meet all other conditions and requirements for obtaining such. With the amendments in the Regulations for

MTSP LAUNCHES A SOCIAL SERVICE PROGRAMME IN COOPERATION WITH THE KREMIKOVSKY MONASTERY

MTSP LAUNCHES A SOCIAL SERVICE PROGRAMME IN COOPERATION WITH THE KREMIKOVSKY MONASTERY

The Bulgarian Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (MTSP) launched the "Mercy and Solidarity" programme to provide social services together with Bulgarian Orthodox Church representatives. The programme amounts to BGN 160,000 and is a continuation of an existing agreement between the two institutions. The first two contracts for its operation were signed by Minister Denitsa Sacheva and the Kremikov

THE WARM LUNCH AT HOME PROGRAMME GETS EXTENDED TO 24 JULY

THE WARM LUNCH AT HOME PROGRAMME GETS EXTENDED TO 24 JULY

The Warm Lunch at Home Programme will be extended until 24 July 2020, which currently delivers food to nearly 31,000 people in need in 215 municipalities throughout the country. Local authorities will make arrangements to continue the activities and for a soup, a main course, some bread and, at least once a week, a dessert to be delivered daily to elderly citizens, disabled individuals, and people

EMPLOYERS MUST MINIMISE DIRECT CONTACTS BETWEEN EMPLOYEES

EMPLOYERS MUST MINIMISE DIRECT CONTACTS BETWEEN EMPLOYEES

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.