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Legislative Decree 61/2000 Law on Part-Time Work

Country of implementation
General short description of the innovation
This Legislative Decree defined part-time work (for less then 40 hours per week) as: a) horizontal part-time work (daily reduced working-time); b) vertical part-time work (weekly, monthly or yearly reduced working time); c) mixed part-time work (when both horizontal and vertical part-time work combine). It also introduced supplementary work (additional working time on part-time work) /
Target group
Total Population
Policy Field
  • employment
Type of Policy
  • public
Duration of the policy
From 2000 slightly modified by LD 100/2001, L 247/2007 and L 92/2012
Scope of innovation
  • Scope: Structural
  • Spatial coverage: National
Nature of the innovation-long-term perspective
Type of ideal-typical strategy for the innovation
  • liberalisation
Type of innovation
  • new policy, practice or measure
New outputs
  • regulations of the labour market
Intended target group
Young, Enumployed
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • agency or national social insurance body
  • central state
  • employees (organised or individual)
  • employers (organised or individual)
Intended output
  • regulation of the labour market (create new occupation)
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