The government has on 30 March 2020 approved program Antivirus aimed to help both employers and employees who suffer from the emergency measures declared due to COVID-19. To submit the application should be as easy as possible, e.i. it should be submitted online. Bad financial situation is not the only requirement in order to successfully apply for the contribution pursuant to program Antivirus, following should be met as well: employer is consistently compliant with the provisions of Act No. 262/2006 Coll., Labour Code; the employee is not in the notice period and the employment agreement will not be terminated; employee is in the employment relationship and participates on health and pension insurance; the employer must pay the wage and pay the obligatory fees.
Maximum contribution amount provided to the employers for one employee should however limited. Official detailed methodology should be published this week by Ministry of Labour and Social Development. More information can be reached on this link.
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