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Law 99-2013 Extraordinary measure promoting employment and social cohesion

Country of implementation
General short description of the innovation
Lastly, this Law ruled social security framework by: a) funding a special "shopping-card" addressed to some vulnerable categories of people (identified by local authorities) residents in the South of Italy; b) extending child-care rights (previously ruled by Fornero Reform) at women hired with Coordinated and Continuous Collaboration (Co.Co.Co.) contracts or as Project workers; c) creating an additional national database for active and passive labour policies /
Target group
Total Population
Policy Field
  • family
  • social
Type of Policy
  • public
Duration of the policy
From 2013 onward
Scope of innovation
  • Scope: Temporary
  • Budgets: Measure a) is 140 million ? for 2014 and 27 million ? for 2015
  • Spatial coverage: National and Sub-national
General description of (intended) objectives and strategies
Measure a) extended wage support to poor families and categories of people; Measure b) extended childcare to new categories of workers; Measure c) enhanced National Labour Exchange /
Nature of the innovation-short-term perspective
Type of ideal-typical strategy for the innovation
  • encompassing security
Type of innovation
  • new policy, practice or measure
  • retrenchment or expansion of an existing/earlier policy
New outputs
  • job guidance, coaching and/or counselling
  • regulations of the labour market
  • services (EPS)
Clarification of intended mechanisms, outputs and outcomes (optional)
Measure b) established new social rights for some categories of workers previously excluded; Measure c) established a new national database /
Intended target group
Measure a) is targeted at poor families and vulnerable people of the South of Italy /
Working age population
  • employment situation (Measure b) is targetet at women enrolled within temporary jobs)
  • income level (low/medium/high) (Measure a) is targeted at poor families and vulnerable people of the South of Italy)
  • main source of income: paid work
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • central state
Clarification of the role of various actors
Measure a) is implemented by local actors /
Intended output
  • others (Measure b) aims at extending social rights within workers)
  • services (Measure c) created a new instrument for monitoring the labour market)
  • subsidies/tax-credits
  • wages (Measure a) aims at increasing social security)
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