A total of 66 new unemployed people from Totana are hired within the second shift of the Agricultural Employment Promotion Program corresponding to the year 2019, which runs from February 1 until the end of April of this new year.
The municipality of Totana receives a total of 420,060.96 euros for the hiring of a total of 132 unemployed in the framework of this project to be developed during the fall and winter.
The City Council of Totana presented, in this edition, a report of the 35 submitted by the 22 municipalities of Murcia included in this plan that is fully funded by the State Public Employment Service;
and that it has been approved by the Regional Monitoring Commission for said project.
This has approved the distribution of 5,014,806.87 euros between 22 municipalities of the Region of Murcia for the hiring of 1,300 casual workers in the most depressed rural areas.
The beginning of the works and performances will begin from November, distributed in shifts, and the duration of the same oscillates in several months.
In the previous call of the year 2018, Totana had a budget of approximately 377,521.80 euros, about 19,000 euros more than the previous year, to hire a total of 116 unemployed people, especially agricultural laborers, to combat unemployment in the agriculture sector
The Agricultural Employment Promotion Program is intended to improve the situation of the group of temporary agricultural workers in the Autonomous Communities of Andalusia and Extremadura and in depressed rural areas.
The subsidies are used to finance the salary costs and business contributions of unemployed workers hired by Local Corporations and other Administrations for the execution of projects of black and social interest that meet the following requirements: that are the responsibility of Local Corporations , which are executed under a direct concession regime, and favor the training in and professional practice of the unemployed.
The maximum amount of the subsidy to be received by the beneficiary entities will be equal to the result of multiplying the number of unemployed workers hired by the number of months of contract duration and by the total salary costs for all items in the same amount as the one set. for the salary according to the current agreement.