Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has presented the first phase of a plan aimed at helping St. Lucia get back on track as COVID-19 seriously impacts economies and health sectors across the globe.
The COVID-19 Social Stabilization Plan was unveiled last week. Government is currently engaging social partners on a proposed economic stimulus plan.
The COVID-19 Social Stabilisation Plan details Unemployment Relief by the National Insurance Corporation and the Self Employed Subsistence Allowance to non-contributors of the NIC.
Other measures targeting businesses include: