A new job support scheme will see the Treasury help employers cover the full-time wages of people working 'viable' jobs.
Scottish Government analysis found extending the scheme until next June would bring major economic benefits.
Employers who bring back and retain furloughed staff will be in line for a 'job retention bonus' later this year.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak also confirmed employers must start paying towards staff costs from August.
Analysis claims 900,000 people in Scotland will either lose their job or be enrolled on the Jobs Retention Scheme.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the ‘unprecedented job retention scheme will protect millions of jobs'.