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Factsheet for measure SK-2022-23/2791 – measures in Slovakia
|Country||Slovakia , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Temporary, 01 June 2022 – 30 September 2022|
|Context||COVID-19, War in Ukraine|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Responses to inflation
– Increasing income in general
|Author||Daniela Kešelová (IVPR) and Eurofound|
|Measure added||05 September 2022 (updated 10 October 2022)|
The measure was established in the Government Regulation No. 160/2022 and No. 228/2022 which amend the Government Regulation No. 103/2020 on some measures in labour, social affairs and family subsidies during the state of emergency announced in connection with COVID-19, established a new measure to mitigate negative consequences of inflation on certain population groups.
The measure refers to an ad-hoc subsidy of €100 to certain groups of population. The purpose is to provide financial support to vulnerable groups to cover increased living costs. Eligible is the physical person with permanent or temporary residency in the Slovak Republic who is either:
The application for the subsidy can be sent to the local office of labour, social affairs and family (in the place of the person’s permanent or temporary residency) from 1 June 2022 to 31 August 2022. Application deadline 30 September 2022 applies to persons taking care of children with long-term adverse health condition as they were added to eligible groups later (on 28 June 2022) by the Government Regulation No. 228/2022.
No information are available.
Other groups of workers
||Does not apply to businesses||
Public employment service
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
No involvement of social partners in designing, implementing and monitoring the measure.
No information on reactions of social partners to the measure.
|Economic area||Sector (NACE level 2)|
|T - Activities Of Households As Employers; Undifferentiated Goods- And Services-Producing Activities Of Households For Own Use||T97 Activities of households as employers of domestic personnel|
|Occupation (ISCO level 2)|
|Personal care workers|
Eurofound (2022), Subsidy to support humanitarian aid (inflation subsidy), measure SK-2022-23/2791 (measures in Slovakia), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/SK-2022-23_2791.html
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