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Prevention of undeclared work and employment act

Country of implementation
General short description of the innovation
Apart from prevention of undeclared work, the main innovation covers two new types of atypical mini-job (personal supplementary work, short-term job)
Target group
Total Population
Policy Field
  • employment
Type of Policy
  • public
Duration of the policy
from 2007, with innovation in 2010
Scope of innovation
  • Scope: structural
  • Budgets: undefined
  • Number of intended beneficiaries: poor emplyed and unemployed
  • Spatial coverage: national
General description of (intended) objectives and strategies
The law intended to legalize and tax limited income from occasional work with the intention of preventing of this persons to apply for social transfers. these are typically profitable activities that were traditionally part of moonligthning (cleaning, gathering wild fruits, small maneal jobs, etc.)
Nature of the innovation-short-term perspective
collecting taxes on work
Nature of the innovation-long-term perspective
collecting taxes on work
Type of ideal-typical strategy for the innovation
  • flexicurity
Type of innovation
  • new policy, practice or measure
New outputs
  • regulations of the labour market (poor employed and unemployed, pensioners)
  • wages (limits)
Intended target group
Poor employed, unemployed, pensioners
Working age population
  • employment situation (atypical work, unemployed)
  • income level (low/medium/high) (the lowest incomes)
Employers-private institutional actors
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • central state
  • employees (organised or individual)
Intended output
  • regulation of the labour market
  • wages (limited)
Did the innovation have any outcome related to job quantity?
intended to increasecompulsory limited incomedecreasedintended to decreaseintended to decrease
Intended and unintended outcomes
estimated one third of retired population
Clarification of outcomes in terms of impacting resilience and labour market inclusion
There is a compulsory inclusion into the labour market though with legally defined limited income.
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