Read the untranslated law here: https://www.vestnesis.lv/op/2012/192.4
The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the amendments to the law "on insurance against unemployment" make law "on insurance against unemployment" (Latvian Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 1999, no. 24; 2001, 1. No; 2002, 12, 22 No 1, 2006; 14. No; 2007, 24 no; 2009, 2., 6., no. 15; Latvian journal, 2009, 200. no; 2010, 206. no; 2011, 99, 202. No.) the following amendments: 1. Turn off the fourth paragraph of article 7. 2. in article 8: express the sixth part as follows: "(6) an unemployed person, who in the first part of this article within the average insurance contributions wage calculation period has been the parental leave, leave of absence without pay granted for conservation, the need to maintain a child or maternity leave, was not employed and the worker and employer contributions to unemployment insurance during this period had to be made, the average insurance contributions wage determined on the 12-month period prior to the first part of this article, the period of insurance contributions wage for the last month in which contributions have been made to unemployment insurance or had to be made to the worker and the employer, with the possibility of the average insurance contributions wage determine 32 calendar months before the month in which the person becomes unemployed status. In this case, the amount of unemployment benefit may not be less than the amount of the unemployment benefit, which is defined in article 7 of this law in the second subparagraph. "; to make an eighth of the following: "(8) for the unemployed, who in the first part of this article in the average salary calculation of insurance periods have been part of the maternity leave, leave of absence without pay granted for conservation, the need to maintain a child or maternity leave and worker and employer contributions to unemployment insurance during this period had to be made, the average insurance contributions wage determined average insurance contributions wage-setting period including parental leave , leave without pay, granted in the conservation of the need to maintain the child, or maternity leave. " 3. To make article 9 as follows: "article 9. The cost of unemployment benefits (1) costs of unemployment benefit duration is nine months during the 12 month period from the date of the award of benefits. (2) if the 12-month period person unemployment benefit is granted, it shall be granted, in the light of this earlier period of receiving unemployment benefit duration in days. (3) unemployment benefits depending on the duration of unemployment paid in the following amount: 1) in the first three months — in full from the unemployment benefit; 2) the next three months, 75 percent of the amount of the unemployment benefit is granted; 3) over the past three months, 50 percent of the amount of the unemployment benefit granted. " 4. transitional provisions be supplemented by the following paragraph 16: "16. unemployment insurance with seniority from one year to 19 years (inclusive), for which the unemployment allowance is granted until 31 December 2012, and its cost will continue after 1 January 2013, the cost of unemployment benefit duration is extended to nine months, taking into account the 12 month period prior to 1 January 2013 the unemployment benefit receipt duration and, depending on the duration of unemployment unemployment benefits paid in accordance with article 9 of this law, the amendments shall enter into force on January 1, 2013. " The law shall enter into force on January 1, 2013. The Parliament adopted the law in 2012 on November 15. The President a. Smith in Riga 2012 December 6.
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