Regional government payment announced


The Valencia government has signed an agreement with business and union representatives that includes a €150 pay-out for 200,000 workers affected by a temporary lay-off (ERTE) as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

A total fund of €30 million has been assigned and the aid will be paid automatically to people on low incomes who have been hit by an ERTE – without them having to apply for it – as long as their contract has been totally suspended and they do not receive any other payments from their employer, according to the regional government.

Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News – available in supermarkets, tobacconists/newspaper shops and online at


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