In times of a pandemic, some benefits have emerged, such as the BEm aid, which aims to help support workers who have been harmed due to social isolation.
Unlike Emergency Aid, it is done through a contract between the employer and the worker. Keep reading to learn more about how this benefit works!
What this article covers:
What is the BEm aid?
The BEm aid is a benefit paid to workers who, during the COVID-19 pandemic, had their working hours reduced or their employment contracts suspended. The result of this was a reduction in salary or even the loss of it.
The purpose of the aid is to maintain the worker’s job and income, contemplating a different public than the Emergency Aid.
Who is entitled to the BEm benefit?
The benefit is granted only in two cases: when there has been a reduction in salary and working hours; when the employment contract was suspended. The reduction in working hours and salary can reach up to 70%, with a maximum period of 120 days.
The BEm aid is a benefit paid to workers who, during the COVID-19 pandemic, had their working hours reduced or their employment contracts suspended. The result of this was a reduction or even the loss of it.
How much is the BEm benefit?
The maximum value of the BEm aid is R$1,912.00 per installment, and follows certain rules. The Ministry of Labor and Social Security makes the calculation based on the salary of the last three months, which corresponds to a percentage of the amount that the individual would receive in the
Unemployment Insurance if fired.
The first installment of the benefit is paid 30 days after the closing of the agreement.
Will the BEm 2021 benefit be paid in 2022?
There is still no decision on the payment of the BEm aid in 2022.
How to apply for the BEm benefit?
The BEm aid is done through a contract, which must be informed to the Ministry of Economy by the employer who needs the benefit and it is possible to do this through the application or the Ministry of Labor website🇧🇷
In the CTPS Digital application or on the Ministry of Labor website, you will find all the information about the benefit and how to apply for it.
The BEm aid is a benefit that includes workers through a contract made with the employer, allowing them to keep their work and their income during a pandemic. Unfortunately, there is still no forecast for the aid for the year 2022.