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Royal Decree 1542/2011, of October the 31th, through which it is approved the Spanish Employment Strategy 2012-2014

Country of implementation
General short description of the innovation
The Spanish Employment Strategy is the joint strategy of all Public Employment Services to develop and apply the employment policies; of multiannual character and state area, it is the framework that allows to fix the economic and execution objectives and the actions and active employment policy measures proposed by the National Employment System that are annually concreted in the Annual Employment Policy Plan.
Target group
Total Population
Policy Field
  • education
  • employment
  • equal opportunities
  • general fiscal
  • social
Type of Policy
  • public
Duration of the policy
Scope of innovation
  • Scope: Temporary
  • Budgets: Around 8,000,000 thousands of euros per year (from 2012 to 2014)
  • Number of intended beneficiaries: Unspecified
  • Spatial coverage: National
General description of (intended) objectives and strategies
The main objective is to increase the labour market participation and reduce the unemployment in the 2020 horizon, achieving: / - An employment rate of 74% for the population between 20 and 64 years old / - A female employment of 68.5& for the same age group / - To reduce the temporary and segmentation of the labour market / - To strengthen part-time jobs and the intern flexibility of the companies / - To improve and adapt the professional competences to the needs of the labour market / - To promote a quick and appropriate reinsertion of people in the labour market / - To promote the gender equality inside the labour market /
Nature of the innovation-short-term perspective
To improve the employment opportunities of unemployed people, the keeping of the employment of employed people and the professional promotion.
Nature of the innovation-long-term perspective
To achieve the objectives of the 2020 horizon
Type of ideal-typical strategy for the innovation
  • liberalisation
Type of innovation
  • retrenchment or expansion of an existing/earlier policy
New outputs
  • job guidance, coaching and/or counselling (Professional orientation)
  • lifelong learning (Training and requalification)
  • working time (Promoting the part-time jobs)
Intended target group
Unemployed and employed workers.
Working age population
  • employment situation (Depending on the specific measure. This policy is addressed to employed and unemployed people)
  • family situation (married/separated/single)
  • main source of income: paid work
  • main source of income: social protection (Any kind of incomes or benefits or without them)
Employers-private institutional actors
Private companies
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • central state (Employment and Immigration Ministry)
  • regional government (The Autonomous Communities)
Intended output
  • others (Non-assessed yet)
Did the innovation have any outcome related to job quantity?
Non-assessed yet
Clarification of outcomes in terms of impacting resilience and labour market inclusion
This set of measures has the aim of achieving the objectives of the 2020 horizon, reducing unemployment rate (specially between groups in social exclusion risk) and improving the stability of employed workers.
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