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Support for hiring laid-off workers

Country of implementation
General short description of the innovation
National Employment FundŒ program ¥To WorkŒ (OFA Munkúba, 9124). The objective is to support companies hiring workers laid off because of the crisis. The implementation is managed by the NEF (OFA). Public consultation was introduced simultaneously with the launch of the program.
Target group
Total Population
Policy Field
  • general fiscal
  • wage
Type of Policy
  • public
Duration of the policy
Sep 2009 - Nov 2009
Scope of innovation
  • Scope: temporary
  • Budgets: 24.6 million EUR
  • Number of intended beneficiaries: no data available
  • Spatial coverage: national
General description of (intended) objectives and strategies
Measures to increase labor demand / Subsidies or tax exonerations for hiring individuals from the group of unemployed. /
Nature of the innovation-short-term perspective
short term, immediate crises measure
Type of ideal-typical strategy for the innovation
  • typical strategy for the innovation (optional; according to Obinger)-encompassing security
Type of innovation
  • retrenchment or expansion of an existing/earlier policy
New outputs
  • subsidies/tax-credits
Intended target group
Working age population
  • employment situation (please specify: e.g. typical work/atypical/unemployed) (unemployed)
Employers-private institutional actors
organizations, enterprises hiring newly unemployed people
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • making/implementation and/or evaluation-agency or national social insurance body
  • making/implementation and/or evaluation-central state
  • making/implementation and/or evaluation-employees (organised or individual)
  • making/implementation and/or evaluation-employers (organised or individual)
Intended output
  • subsidies/tax-credits
Intended and unintended outcomes
no data available
Clarification of outcomes in terms of impacting resilience and labour market inclusion
Less unemployed means more labour market inclusion and resilience. / /
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