On September 3, 2021, Decree No. 1492 was published, which extends the validity of the benefits of the Employment Protection Law and grants the right to additional payments from the Solidarity Unemployment Fund. In particular, the Decree contemplates the following:
1. Extends as from September 6 and until October 6, 2021, the validity of the benefits and benefits established in Title I of the Employment Protection Law.
2. As from September 6 and until October 6, 2021, up to a nineteenth transfer from the Solidarity Unemployment Fund is granted to beneficiaries who, in said period, are affiliated to the Unemployment Insurance under Law No. 19.728 and have exhausted their rights to transfers from the Solidarity Unemployment Fund under the Employment Protection Law.
3. In turn, as from the sixth withdraw, the average percentage of remuneration of these withdraws is established as 45% of the remuneration, setting the upper value of the benefits associated with the aforementioned draws at the amount of $436,547 (Chilean currency) and their lower value at the amount of $234,000 (Chilean currency).
4. Finally, as from September 6, 2021 and until October 6, 2021, the validity of the benefits and allowances established in Law No. 21.263, which makes the access requirements more flexible and increases the amount of the Unemployment Insurance benefits, is extended.
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