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Macedonia Economy 29.11.20 | 20:24

Minister Sahpaska insists there are only 16,000 Covid related job losses, not 40,000 as reported

Labour and Welfare Minister Jagoda Sahpaska blamed the returning diaspora emigrants for the spike in the unemployment rate in Macedonia, where more than 40,000 newly unemployed people were registered since the start of the coronavirus epidemic. Sahpaska insisted that only 16,000 of htose are actual job...

Macedonia 19.10.20 | 12:47

Over 300 children had to isolate since kindergartens opened in late September

Since kindergartens opened in late September, a total of 18 children and 55 teachers tested positive to the coronavirus. Each outbreak leads to massive isolations, so at the moment, a little over 300 children and 50 teachers are isolating because somebody in their kindergartens tested positive. “There...

Macedonia 30.09.20 | 21:45

Just one corrupt institution could’ve equipped nearly all households who lack computers their children need to follow online classes

With the school year about to begin tomorrow, the pressing issue for many parents is how to provide the necessary IT equipment for their children. Almost all high school students and a majority of elementary school students will take their classes online, through a hastily prepared platform. But many...

Macedonia 28.09.20 | 17:17

Angry parents demand longer maternity leave because of the epidemic

Labour and Welfare Minister Jagoda Sahpaska assured the parents of small children who lost their jobs that the companies who fired them will not be eligible for the coronavirus stimulus package that was announced yesterday. Sahpaska is currently demanding that parents of small children, aged under six,...

Macedonia 27.09.20 | 21:54

With kindergartens reopening, Labour Minister Sahpaska calls parents with children under six to return to work

Labour and Welfare Minister Jagoda Sahpaska called on the parents of children under six years of age to return to work. Sahpaska said that the measure allowing one parent in a household with a child under six to remain at home, given the closed kindergartens, is now expiring. The Government created the...

Macedonia 20.08.20 | 10:12

New Labour and Welfare Minister carries serious nepotistic baggage

Hours before she was announced as the next Labour and Welfare Minister, it was revealed that SDSM official Jagoda Sahpaska has secured several public sector jobs for her close relatives. VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski said that Sahpaska had her husband hired in the public forestry company in Berovo,...