A Minister of Labor, Solidarity and Social Security, Ana Mendes Godinho, said this Thursday that more than 80 thousand people have signed up for Social Security since janeiro, because of the pandemic of the new coronavirus.
“The Social Security Number on the Spot, created in janeiro, so far has covered 80,700 people, that is, people who were outside the Social Security system and who entered the system “, said the minister, in a joint interview with Renaissance and the public.
The minister also said that the sectors agriculture and construction were the main targets of actions on the ground that led to new entries into the system.
“Social Security did actions on the ground with ACT to ensure that workers were covered by the protection Social. One of the risks that we have is the informality of many work situations that lead to people being unprotected. Social Security made these actions, for example, in agriculture and construction to ensure that workers were all covered and included in the protection social“he added.
As for the simplified lay-off, the minister said that 107 thousand companies were covered by the regime, with 860 thousand workers being supported.