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Legislative Decree 78-2009 or Law 102-2009 Anti-crisi measures

Country of implementation
General short description of the innovation
The second anti-crisi act introduced important and innovative measures on social security system, solely for the 2009-2010 period: a) workers who receive any kind of wage support (CIG, ordinary and extra-ordinary) can now start a vacational training activity, planned by the Minister of Labour and social actors; b) the wage supplement for workers who benefit of the "solidarity contract" is raised by 20%; c) workers who benefit of the CIG can request the entire grant for self-employment activities /
Target group
Total Population
Policy Field
  • employment
  • wage
Type of Policy
  • public
Duration of the policy
For 2009-2010 only
Scope of innovation
  • Scope: Temporary
  • Budgets: Budget for Measure a) are 20 million ? for 2009 and 150 million ? for 2010, while for Measure b) 40 million ? for 2009 and 80 million ? for 2010
  • Spatial coverage: National
General description of (intended) objectives and strategies
Measure a) introduces activation policies on a larger scale over the Italian labour market /
Nature of the innovation-short-term perspective
Type of ideal-typical strategy for the innovation
  • encompassing security
  • others (Activation policies)
Type of innovation
  • new policy, practice or measure
New outputs
  • regulations of the labour market (Measure a) represents an important innovation for enhancing activation policies. Even measure c) can represent an innovation)
Intended target group
Working age population
  • income level (low/medium/high) (All workers facing reduction of working hours enrolled within wage support programs (CIG))
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • agency or national social insurance body
  • central state
  • municipal government
  • regional government
Clarification of the role of various actors
Local actors manage acivating measure a) /
Intended output
  • others (Empower social actors involved in activation policies; Enhance activating policies)
  • regulation of the labour market (Measure a) tends to enhance and extend activation schemes to workers entrolled within wage supplement programs, in order to improve their employability)
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