The measure of suspensions of employment contracts and the allowance 534 euro, completed today 30 June for the majority of the country's workers and will remain only for industries that will not open normally from 1 July.
In particular, according to information, there is no extension of the measure of suspension of employment contracts and the allowance 534 euro, for the month of July for almost all employees as the majority of branches have opened while it is being considered to apply to some branches that have not opened normally.
However, for the tourism sector, the mechanism will be utilized COOPERATION.
More specifically for the seasonal workers in tourism, it is foreseen for those who will be re-employed for the months from July to September that they can join the CO-WORK Facility with additional coverage of the employer contributions for the period they work.
For other seasonal workers in tourism and food, non-compulsory re-employment, will be able to join by 1June and until 6 months after their recruitment, in the program of 100.000 young people subsidized jobs, even with contracts of less than six months, and with additional 200 euro subsidy, in addition to the coverage of insurance contributions.
According to the POET, due to the expiration of the measure of suspension of employment contracts in the hotel companies of the whole country that operate or will operate.. Hotel employees across the country must be re-hired by July 1, otherwise they will have to be fired, with all the resulting rights, to report to the competent labor inspectorate.
In hotels that will not open, employers must compensate all their staff, provided that suspensions of employment contracts do not continue.
It is reminded that until Friday 2/7/2021 unilateral responsible declarations may be submitted by employees with the right of re-employment, to companies - employers of main or non-main hotel and tourist accommodation or tourist buses as drivers, for the granting of special purpose compensation for the month of May 2021.
It should be noted that the extension of the possibility of suspension of employment contracts after June 30 requests in a letter to the Ministers of Finance Christos Staikouras, Of Labor and Social Affairs Kostis Hatzidakis, Of Tourism Haris Theocharis and to the Deputy Minister of Finance Thodoris Skylakakis, the Hotel Chamber of Greece (ΞΕΕ).
As stated that "the recovery will be neither geographically horizontal nor evenly distributed among the various forms of tourism», hoteliers sound the alarm for the viability of companies in the industry, noting that "It will be extremely scary for all hotel categories to be lifted from 1/7/2021 the possibility of suspending employment contracts as there is no indication that demand will be able to meet supply, even with the use of available tools such as Co-Work.
Especially for urban centers, where demand is not, even under ideal conditions, to return before September, the extension of this measure is considered inevitable».