Thu, 13. Aug. 2020
The Federal Council decided on Wednesday to extend the period of validity of the Covid-19 unemployment insurance ordinance. But this extension only concerns five articles. The other extraordinary measures provided for by the text will be abandoned on August 31, as planned.
“The summary procedure allowing recourse to partial unemployment will be maintained until the end of the year,” Economy Minister Guy Parmelin explained to the press. The cantons have to deal with “a massive number” of settlements to be processed.
“This is an important decision, even if the number of RHT applications is decreasing in the canton of Friborg,” said Olivier Curty, Director of the Economy and Employment. The summary procedure allows in particular to process files more quickly and to pay more quickly …