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COVID-19 Children's Sickness Benefit

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posted on 2023-11-06, 21:19 authored by Mary DalyMary Daly, Sunwoo RyuSunwoo Ryu, Ertugrul PolatErtugrul Polat
The existing children's sickness benefit (Kinderkrankengeld) was doubled as a result of the introduction of the COVID-19 children's sickness benefit (Corona-kinderkrankengeld)

History

Country

Germany

Policy Area

Parental leave

Measure

Paid parental leave

Eligibility

Working parents who had to care for an ill child aged under 12 due to an absence of a family member who could look after the child

Type

Cash (social insurance)

Start / Announced Date

October 2020 (retroactively from 01/01/2020)

End Date

31/12/2021

Amount

For two-parent families: 10 days per parent per child (20 days per parent per child from 2021) at 90% of the net pay lost due (for a maximum total of 45 working days in total) For single-parent families: 20 days per child (40 days per child from 2021) at 90% of the net pay lost due (for a maximum total of 90 working days in total)

Total Cost

N/A

Recipients

Parents

Route to the child

Indirect

Sources

Hanesch, W. and Gerlinger, T. (2021) ESPN thematic report: social protection and inclusion policy responses to the COVID-19 crisis - Germany. Available at: https://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?pager.offset=10&advSearchKey= ESPN_covid2021&mode=advancedSubmit&catId=22&policyArea=0&policyAreaSub=0&country=0&year=0

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    Child Policy During COVID-19 Database

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