Due to the Coronavirus have increased the applications for short-time work this week, by leaps and bounds. A survey in nine cantons shows. Affected companies from various industries. In St. Gallen, even a hairdresser wants to outbreak due to Virus, short-time work sign-on. The Salon have received many Rejections, it means from the competent office of labour. Especially older customers have been scared, if the distance to other people is less than two meters. "Since Tuesday, we have a sales decline of 10 percent to 15 percent due to Corona," explains a Coiffeur operator. Also other farms, where people have a lot of body contact, are affected. So physiotherapy have clinics and day-care centres are also applied for short-time work.
In Zurich, alone, entered this week over a hundred pre-registrations for it. The big part of it has approved the Canton already. The number of requests increases from day to day, says a spokeswoman. In Lucerne, there were this week alone, nearly 50 requests, in Bern, 60 – of which approximately 940 Employees, are affected. The Aargau has approved since the end of February for 20 holdings of short-time working. In the Canton of Basel-city 38 of 41 are the result of pre-registrations since the beginning of the year to the Coronavirus.
industrial companies get important components of China is not delivered and had to curb the production and short-time work, log on, says Jürg Marti, Director of the Association of Swiss mechanic. Many industrial companies have already made a preliminary investigation of short-time working for in the event that your operation will be because of the virus outbreak quarantine, says Marti. "A production company can't make a home office. Since the people have to be in place."
With short-time work will alleviate the Federal government of the consequences of the virus outbreak. Claim companies have experienced, the loss of Working days through official measures or a decline in demand. Alone, the General reference to the Virus is not enough to get compensation.
This article was first published on 8. In March, the international women's day. On this occasion, we use – wherever possible – instead of the generic Maskulinums the generic feminine. For example: patients, instead of patients.
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Created: 08.03.2020, 00:14 PMUpdated Date: 08 March 2020, 02:02