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Law 291-2004 Rules on social and labour policies

Country of implementation
General short description of the innovation
This act aimed at: a) reinforcing the system of special "social shock absorber", the so colled ammortizzatori sociali in deroga, that started the strategy of the "shock absorbers in derogation", that includes an extention of such measures to new categories of workers; b) creating, within the National Social Security Institute (INPS), a special fund for sustaining wages in the air transport sector /
Target group
Total Population
Policy Field
  • wage
Type of Policy
  • public
Duration of the policy
2005 only
Scope of innovation
  • Scope: Temporary
  • Budgets: Measure a) 90 million ?, Measure b) 28 million
  • Spatial coverage: National
General description of (intended) objectives and strategies
Extend wage guarantee /
Nature of the innovation-short-term perspective
Type of ideal-typical strategy for the innovation
  • dualisation
Type of innovation
  • retrenchment or expansion of an existing/earlier policy
New outputs
  • wages (A stronger and wider wage support system)
Intended target group
Workers facing reduction of working hours /
Working age population
  • main source of income: paid work
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • agency or national social insurance body
  • central state
Intended output
  • wages (Reduce the risk of poverty of workers)
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