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Subsidies for the ergonomic arrangement of the work place for disabled employees

Country of implementation
General short description of the innovation
Firms that occupy disabled persons can ask the employment authorities to subsidize the cost for the arrangement of their working place in order to be comfortable to the disabled employees. This particular initiative start at 1998 but the subsidies stopped in 2008 because of the crisis. Currently a small proportion of the private firms(for 50 disabled person) that will occupy subsidized disabled person are subsided 90% of the cost and 2500 maximum
Target group
Policy Field
  • employment
Type of Policy
  • public
Duration of the policy
1998-2008 / 2010 till now
Scope of innovation
  • Scope: structural which turn to temporal after the crisis
  • Budgets: not-defined
  • Number of intended beneficiaries: 50 persons
  • Spatial coverage: national
General description of (intended) objectives and strategies
Reduction of cost for hiring disabled persons
Type of ideal-typical strategy for the innovation
  • liberalisation
Type of innovation
  • retrenchment or expansion of an existing/earlier policy
New outputs
  • subsidies/tax-credits
Intended target group
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • beneficiaries/users
  • central state
  • employers (organised or individual)
Intended output
  • subsidies/tax-credits
Clarification of outcomes in terms of impacting resilience and labour market inclusion
The transformation of this initiative from structural to temporal decreased its impact on resilience and labour market inclusion
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