Compensation under the Infection Protection Act Grant for compensation for loss of earnings

Service Description

If you have been quarantined or banned from working due to an order from the health department, you are entitled to compensation for your loss of earnings.

If you have an alternative job or work from home (home office), you are not entitled to compensation.

Compensation depends on your earnings.

For employees/workers the following applies:

For the first 6 weeks, you will receive compensation directly from your employer in the amount of your previous net pay. Short-time allowance is also taken into account.

From the 7th week on, the compensation is paid by the state administration office in the amount of the sick pay.

Allowances from your employer will be deducted from the calculation.

If you are entitled to unemployment benefit during the period of inactivity, you will receive this from the Employment Agency.

The following applies to employers:

You must pay the compensation to your employees. You can have the amounts paid reimbursed by the state administration office.

Contributions to pension, nursing care and health insurance can also be reimbursed to you.

You can also apply for an advance from the State Administration Office.

The following applies to self-employed persons:

You will receive the reimbursement directly from the State Administration Office.

Your last annual profit is taken into account for the calculation. This is divided by 12.

Contributions to pension, nursing care and health insurance can be reimbursed.

You will receive the compensation monthly in arrears on the 1st of the month. For example, you would receive compensation for March on April 1.

You may also apply for an advance.

For home-based workers/ homeworkers:

Unlike self-employed workers, your average monthly income is used in the calculation.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

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Thüringer Landesverwaltungsamt - Infrastrukturförderung - Referat 500

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