On March 6, 2021, Decree No. 279 of the Ministry of Finance was published, which extends the validity of the employment protection law until June 2021, and increases the unemployment insurance benefits by incorporating 3 new payments from the Solidarity Unemployment Fund. Specifically, this decree contemplates the following:
1. Extends the validity of benefits and benefits established in the employment protection law, as from March 6, 2021 and until June 6, 2021.
2. It extends the granting of up to a fifteenth transfer from the Solidarity Unemployment Fund, from March 6, 2021 and until June 6, 2021, incorporating 3 new transfers.
3. In the same sense, it indicates that as from the sixth transfer, the average percentage of remuneration of these transfers is established as 45% of the remuneration.