Over 130 thousand partially unemployed already received compensation - Petrashko

Over 130 thousand partially unemployed already received compensation - Petrashko

A total of 56,000 enterprises have taken the opportunity of partial unemployment benefits, and 131,000 employees have already received financial assistance from the state, according to Economy, Trade and Agriculture Development Minister Ihor Petrashko.

"Some 56,000 companies have benefited from the partial unemployment program: 131,000 people receive assistance," Petrashko said at a briefing, an Ukrinform correspondent reported.

According to the minister, UAH 1.2 billion of this aid has already been paid to partially unemployed.

As Ukrinform reported, Cabinet of Ministers on June 10 approved a decision to provide the Unemployment Insurance Fund with an additional UAH 2.97 billion to pay unemployment compensation.


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