With the Unity Budget and Resilience Budget announced earlier this year, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat had outlined support for workers to help them stay employed, particularly those in sectors affected by the COVID-19 situation.
With the heightened measures during the Circuit Breaker period in April, businesses and workers are more severely impacted than before. DPM announced the Solidarity Budget on 6 April 2020, which will support workers during this period, and help firms retain their employees.
This will supplement the support for workers that was earlier announced at the Unity and Resilience Budgets.
Here’s a recap of what workers can receive at the latest Solidarity Budget, as well as from the earlier announced Unity Budgetand Resilience Budget.