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83,955 employers in Croatia have taken gov’t grants

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The Croatian Employment Service (HZZ) has published on its website a list of beneficiaries of a government aid scheme designed to save jobs during the coronavirus crisis; it shows that 83,955 employers had taken grants in March worth a net amount of HRK 3,250 (EUR 429) per employee.

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According to HINA, the Croatian national news agency, the furloughing grants, which amount to the minimum wage, have been paid out to 484,992 workers, at a cost to the government of HRK 1.55 billion.

Most of the grants, 77,057 or 40% of the total amount, were paid to micro businesses with up to 10 employees, HINA said on April 29.

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