The Minister of Labor and Social Policy Denitsa Sacheva updated the order for the employees in the temporarily limited economic activities. The operators can receive compensation by the state for their due period under the "Save Me" project. The document was updated following the restrictive anti-epidemic measures, which were newly enforced on March 22nd.

According to the order, employees in malls, wholesale and retail stores larger than 300 square meters can apply for compensation amounting to 75% of their insurance income starting March 22nd to March 31st. Employees in supermarkets, open stalls and markets, pharmacies, opticians, perfumeries, cosmetics and toiletry stores, pet stores, can continue their activities.

Employees in gyms, restaurants, training centers, travel companies, event management businesses, casinos, gaming halls, cinemas, theaters, museums, libraries, etc. are also entitled to financial support for the period of March 22nd-31st.

Date: 23.03.2021

Source: Ministry of Labour and Social Policy

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