Flood Victims Can Apply For Unemployment Benefit Fast Action Is Needed

Until the farms in the areas flooded by the flood can work again, will take some time. For these employees, employers under certain circumstances may apply for short money. Applications are available at arbeitsamt.de download available and must be with the basic data, how many employees, how long are affected, filled out and filed with the Agency. More documents can be submitted later. Speed is important because deadlines for the registration of short money are to be observed. Short-time allowance can be applied for, if: employed at least hired workers in operation at least one third of the employees from the absence from work are concerned who have to cope with at least a loss of earnings in the amount of – 10% affected previously partially mined overtime vacation were taken was short money includes an appropriate request for at least 50% of the social security contributions paid by the employers and a portion of lost earnings. This is equivalent to 60% for workers without children and 67% for workers with children. Do self-employed unemployment money can be requested only for employees with compulsory social insurance.

For hired GmbH Managing Director (with special compulsory insurance) this is also possible. Self-employed persons are usually empty. For contracts where a minimum number of hours has been agreed, the individual must be checked. Note short money may in all cases of significant job loss for economic reasons”are requested. This can be due also officially enforced closures (such as building for fire protection or basic cleaning) by hygiene complaints. For questions we are available. Torsten Bogausch Schmidt & Partner GmbH Steuerberatungsgesellschaft Bautzener Strasse 38 02943 Weisswasser Tel.: 03576/2839-0 fax: 03576 / 283930 Internet: E-mail: