The National Council for Tripartite Cooperation will hold an extraordinary online meeting today. The social partners will discuss the extension of the 60/40 payroll support measure.

The information about the extension of this measure aimed at giving a helping hand to businesses hit by the coronavirus crisis was made public last week after a meeting with the prime minister. It is planned to keep this anti-crisis program in effect till September 2021. Up to now, BGN 627 million was paid to companies under it which enabled them to keep intact 250,000 jobs.