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Source: Swiss Canton of Zug – news in German

Media release from the 29. April 2020

The financial support for Zug-based day-care centres, which suffer due to the Corona pandemic, the financial loss will be increased and extended in time. The has decided to the Zug government yesterday. After the beginning of April a contribution in the amount of CHF 2.8 million for the period from 16. March to 19. April 2020 has spoken, is the second contribution of 1.7 million Swiss francs and is valid for the period of 20. April to 10. In may 2020. Overall, the Canton involved, therefore, with a maximum of 4.5 million Swiss francs to the parents contributions.

In addition to the Federal measures in connection with the Coronavirus, the government on 7 has. April 2020, the “regulation to mitigate the economic impact of the Coronavirus in the area of family additional child-care” adopted. In this he is no longer regulating the temporary Takeover of the parental contributions of those families, their children – to reduce the virus – proliferation-on the instructions of the authorities in a daycare and on the days family care leave or a lid.

Period of validity of the measures of the BundesDie government Takeover of the parents ‘ contributions by the Canton has been oriented in the regulation initially to the time duration of 16. March 2020 to 19. April of 2020 limited and a maximum of 2.8 million Swiss francs provided. In terms of time duration based on the duration of the restrictive measures of the Federal government, at the time, until the 19th century. April 2020 limited goods. Also in yesterday’s decision, the government focused on the validity of the measures of the Federal government, the loosening of the timetable and, in particular, at the time of the re-opening of the schools in the Canton of Zug (11. May). Therefore, they extended the period of time during which you contribute to the childcare costs of parents, up to 10. In may 2020, and said the 1.7 million Swiss francs. Overall, the Canton involved, therefore, during eight weeks, with a maximum of 4.5 million Swiss francs to the parents contributions. Sum and period are final and will not be extended.

Also municipalities participate in the financial rescue package, all of the municipalities of the Canton of Zug have confirmed to participate for the relevant time period, with 20% of the total amount, and to make appropriate proposals to the municipal Assembly. “This is a commitment that pleases the government. It shows the importance of the municipalities, the Care facilities, which have been implemented in recent years at the local level,” said councillor Andreas Hostettler.

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