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Subsidized employment of disabled persons

Country of implementation
Greece
General short description of the innovation
One hundred percent subsidy of the social contributions for new hires of Disabled persons for 3 years maximum with the obligation of the employer to occupy the subsidized disabled person for at least 48 months in total
Target group
Disabled
Policy Field
  • employment
Type of Policy
  • public
Duration of the policy
2010
Scope of innovation
  • Scope: temporary
  • Number of intended beneficiaries: 19
Nature of the innovation-short-term perspective
short term
Type of ideal-typical strategy for the innovation
  • encompassing security
Type of innovation
  • retrenchment or expansion of an existing/earlier policy
New outputs
  • subsidies/tax-credits
Clarification of intended mechanisms, outputs and outcomes (optional)
Nearly 2030 disabled persons is expected to find employment in small firms for at least 4 years. As small proportion of them(less than 100 person) will subsidized as part-timers.
Intended target group
Employers-private institutional actors
small and micro firms
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • agency or national social insurance body
  • central state
  • employees (organised or individual)
  • private for-profit organisations (commercial)
  • private not-for-profit organisations (e.g. Third Sector organisation or NGO)
Clarification of the role of various actors
The central state regulates and finances as well as the national social insurance body. The other actors benefit by occupying subsidized employees
Intended output
  • subsidies/tax-credits
Intended and unintended outcomes
2030 persons (not estimated proportion)
Clarification of outcomes in terms of impacting resilience and labour market inclusion
Inclusion of a small proportion of unemployed disabled person through their subsidized full time or part time employment for at least 4 years
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