Quarantine Leave

Quarantine Leave

  • Employers who have or had a member of their staff (including themselves) on mandatory quarantine leave in accordance with the directives of the Superintendent of Public Health are entitled to a one-off lump sum grant of €350.

 

  •  The grant is also applicable for members of staff who had to quarantine themselves in view of possible contact with individuals who were directly at risk of infection, such as living in the same dwelling or in the same workplace.

 

  • This measure only covers grants for full-time employees.

The measure DOES NOT apply to persons employed in the private sector, who after 27th March 2020, due to the impact of COVID-19 are not going to work because they are ordered by the Superintendent of Public Health not to leave their home, are not able to work from home and are not being paid by their employer during their absence from work.

 

Applications for this benefit managed by the Social Security Department can be accessed through the link: https://socialsecurity.gov.mt/en/Pages/covid19benefits.aspx

 

Applications are to be submitted by the employer in the attached form:

Application Form

Economic Support Measures

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Covid Wage Supplement
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Deferral of Payment of Taxes
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Further Liquidity Measures
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Social Measures
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Quarantine Leave
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Facilitating Teleworking Activities
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Employment of Third Country Nationals