The number of employees in short-time work remains high with a total of 460.000. The threat of a lockdown and shut down of businesses has not yet been averted. Thus the Council of Ministers decided to extend the short-time work until June 2021.
Essentially this fourth phase of short-time work will follow the same rules as phase III. Further professional training should be urged during this time. Furthermore the planning of short-time work phase V has been announced for Summer 2021.
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