Citizens who, during the quarantine period, were dismissed from their last place of their own free will and started to be registered with the public employment service, receive unemployment benefits from the first day of their unemployment .
This was reported by the press service of the National Employment Service.
“Thus, citizens who have been dismissed from their last place of work during the quarantine period (from 12 March 2020) at their own request and registered with the public employment service will receive unemployment benefits from the first day when they will have obtained the status of unemployed “, in the message.
It should be noted that if a person voluntarily leaves his previous job precisely during the quarantine period and has already registered with the employment service, no additional documents must be presented. Benefits will be accrued automatically.
In addition, for the quarantine period, the rule of deferral of unemployment benefits for dismissals of their own free will will not apply.
“In today’s reality, for many citizens, voluntary dismissal was the only possible solution in the situation of enterprises for objective reasons. Therefore, the payment of unemployment benefits, I hope, will help these people to survive. quarantine and return to work, “said the deputy director of the State Employment Center. Julia Zhovtyak.
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She noted that in today’s employment service database there are over 50,000 job vacancies ready to offer to the unemployed.
As reported, on April 18, a law came into force on amendments to the Ukrainian law “On the budget of Ukraine for 2020”. In particular, the document determined that for the quarantine period for people who quit their jobs on their own, there is no obligation to postpone the payment of unemployment benefits for a maximum period of 90 days. At the same time, the total duration of unemployment benefits for these people cannot exceed 270 calendar days.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru