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Compensation for Loss of Earnings During ECEC/School Closure

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posted on 2023-11-06, 21:18 authored by Mary DalyMary Daly, Sunwoo RyuSunwoo Ryu, Ertugrul PolatErtugrul Polat
The government compensated for the loss of parents' earnings caused by the closure of ECEC settings and schools

History

Country

Switzerland

Policy Area

Parental leave

Measure

Paid parental leave

Eligibility

Employees and the self-employed who had to take care for their children aged under 12 (or those aged under 20 attending a special school) due to the closure of ECEC setting or schools and who were insured by AVS/AHV (Swiss social security insurance)

Type

Cash (social insurance)

Start / Announced Date

20/03/2020

End Date

N/A

Amount

For employed parents: 80% of income up to CHF 196 per day until the end date of the special COVID-19 leave legislation For self-employed parents: 80% of income up to CHF 196 per day for up to 30 days

Total Cost

N/A

Recipients

Parents

Route to the child

Indirect

Sources

OECD (2020) Paid sick leave policy responses to the COVID-19 crisis - Version 30 June 2020. Available at: www.oecd.org/employment/COVID19-paid-sick-leave-policy-responses.xlsx Bundesamt für Sozialversicherungen (2020) Coronavirus: Massnahmenpaket zur Abfederung der wirtschaftlichen Folgen. Available at: https://web.archive.org/web/20221121205802/https://www.bsv.admin.ch/bsv/de/home/publikationen-und-service/medieninformationen/nsb-anzeigeseite.msg-id-78515.html

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