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Legislative Decree 181/2000 Rules on matching labour supply and demand

Country of implementation
General short description of the innovation
This Act re-managed competences between the State and local institutions, and defined a list of tasks that work agencies have to perform in order to contrast long-term unemployment. Moreover, specific proposals of work and training must follow at a preliminary guidance counseling. Created a new database, containing firms needs and occupational profiles /
Target group
Total Population
Policy Field
  • employment
  • social
Type of Policy
  • public
Duration of the policy
Afetr this Act Italian EPS will be ruled again by LD 276/2003, LD 124/2004, L 203/2008, L 183/2010 and L 92/2012
Scope of innovation
  • Scope: Structural
  • Spatial coverage: National
General description of (intended) objectives and strategies
Reduce unemployment rates and entrance employment services /
Nature of the innovation-short-term perspective
Short-Term even if purposes are long-term oriented, and changed are intended to be structural /
Type of ideal-typical strategy for the innovation
  • others (Empowering EPS by introducing active placement services)
Type of innovation
  • new/changed output and/or outcome
  • retrenchment or expansion of an existing/earlier policy
New outputs
  • job guidance, coaching and/or counselling (Rearranged and enhanced training schemes, job guidance and counselling)
  • training schemes (Rearranged and enhanced training schemes, job guidance and counselling)
Intended target group
Young between 15 and 18 of age /
Working age population
  • employment situation (All unemployed)
Employers-private institutional actors
Private work agencies
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • agency or national social insurance body
  • central state
  • employees (organised or individual)
  • municipal government
  • private for-profit organisations (commercial)
  • regional government (and provinces)
Intended output
  • job guidance, coaching and counselling
  • services (Employment services)
  • training schemes
Did the innovation have any outcome related to job quantity?
increase employability by means of training programs Increase labour market participation, especially in temporary jobs
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