Posted: Wednesday, April 1, 2020. 1:45 pm CST.
By Aaron Humes: The Statutory Instrument regulating payments by Social Security Board (SSB) for unemployed persons with COVID-19 has been signed by Minister of Finance Dean Barrow last week Friday.
This now counts as a Sickness Benefit paid by SSB under the usual procedure.
As for the unemployment benefit being paid by Government the forms will be ready by Friday and persons are encouraged to apply online via the covid19.bz website or social Security website. For those applying in person, social distancing and queuing applies.
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