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Parental Benefit to Care for Children During School Closures

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posted on 2023-11-06, 21:18 authored by Mary DalyMary Daly, Sunwoo RyuSunwoo Ryu, Ertugrul PolatErtugrul Polat
A parent benefit (beneficcju ta genitur) was newly introduced for parents to care for their children during school closures

History

Country

Malta

Policy Area

Parental leave

Measure

Paid parental leave

Eligibility

Parents of children aged 15 and below who both worked in the private sector, could not go to work or work from home and had to take additional unpaid leave to care for children during school closures

Type

Cash (social insurance)

Start / Announced Date

09/03/2020

End Date

30/06/2020

Amount

For tull-time wokers: €166.15 per week For part-time workers: €103.85 per week

Total Cost

N/A

Recipients

Parents

Route to the child

Indirect

Sources

Eurofound (2020) New parental benefit to care for children during school closures, case MT-2020-11/273 (measures in Malta), COVID-19 EU PolicyWatch, Dublin. Available at: http://eurofound.link/covid19eupolicywatch

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