The program covers workers in private establishments affected by the COVID-19 from its onset in January until the lifting of stringent social distancing measures on April 14, unless extended.
How much is the financial assistance?
A one-time financial assistance equivalent to P5,000 shall be provided to affected workers in lump-sum, non-conditional, regardless of employment status.
These documents must be submitted online to the respective DOLE regional or provincial offices to be evaluated. Note that applications may be denied due to ineligibility, misrepresentation of facts, or submitting falsified or tampered documents. The employer should receive approval or denial notice after three working days.