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Law 80-2005 Action Plans

Country of implementation
Italy
General short description of the innovation
The Law also aimed at reinfoncing social security system expanding unemployment benefits (full type) by raising the duration from 6 to 7 months for workers under 50 years and from 9 to 10 months for workers aged 50 or more, and by raising the unemployment benefits from 40% to 50% of reference salary for the first six months, at 40% for the following three months and 30% during the tenth month for workers aged 50 or more /
Target group
Total Population
Policy Field
  • employment
Type of Policy
  • public
Duration of the policy
From 2005 onward
Scope of innovation
  • Scope: Temporary
  • Spatial coverage: National
General description of (intended) objectives and strategies
Extending duration and economic support of unemployment benefits /
Nature of the innovation-short-term perspective
Short-term
Type of ideal-typical strategy for the innovation
  • dualisation
  • encompassing security
Type of innovation
  • retrenchment or expansion of an existing/earlier policy
New outputs
  • benefit eligibility (An enhanced unemployment benefits layout)
Intended target group
Unemployed
Working age population
  • employment situation (Enhancing unemployed situation)
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • agency or national social insurance body
  • central state
Clarification of the role of various actors
INPS manages unemployment benefits /
Intended output
  • benefit eligibility (Reduce the risk of poverty of unemployed)
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