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Labour market regulation act

Country of implementation
General short description of the innovation
With a multitude of regulatory sub-acts, this act regulates the actions of the state on the labour market, ensures public work on employment services and services in social security in case of unemployment, personnel in this regulation, etc.
Target group
Total Population
Policy Field
  • education
  • employment
  • social
Type of Policy
  • public
Duration of the policy
2010; amended 2013, long-term
Scope of innovation
  • Scope: structural
  • Budgets: undefined
  • Number of intended beneficiaries: working age population
  • Spatial coverage: national
General description of (intended) objectives and strategies
general law for working-age population
Nature of the innovation-long-term perspective
Type of ideal-typical strategy for the innovation
  • encompassing security
  • flexicurity
Type of innovation
  • new policy, practice or measure
New outputs
  • regulations of the labour market
  • subsidies/tax-credits
Intended target group
all employed, working-age population
Working age population
  • employment situation (all legally permitted types of employment)
Employers-private institutional actors
all employers
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • agency or national social insurance body
  • beneficiaries/users (private companies)
  • central state
  • employees (organised or individual)
  • employers (organised or individual)
  • municipal government
Intended output
  • bargaining
  • benefit eligibility (for private companies)
  • job guidance, coaching and counselling (employment agencies)
  • regulation of the labour market
  • subsidies/tax-credits (for private companies)
Did the innovation have any outcome related to job quantity?
intended increasedecreasedespecially low-skilled migrantsintended increase
Intended and unintended outcomes
all employed
Clarification of outcomes in terms of impacting resilience and labour market inclusion
Intended liberalization of employment, which resulted in increased rigidity.
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