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Indefinite hiring pushing measures, regulated by the LAW 43/2006, of December the 29th, to the improving of growth and employment

Country of implementation
General short description of the innovation
This policy regulates the bonuses resulted from the indefinite hiring (partial or full-time) of unemployed people registered in the Employment Office. With exceptional character, the temporary hiring of disabled workers, people in social exclusion situation or gender violence vistims are also contemplated. /
Target group
Total Population
Policy Field
  • employment
  • equal opportunities
  • general fiscal
Type of Policy
  • public
Duration of the policy
Scope of innovation
  • Scope: Temporary
  • Budgets: Unspecified
  • Number of intended beneficiaries: Unspecified
  • Spatial coverage: National
General description of (intended) objectives and strategies
The main objective is to increase the employment rate of women, youth and disabled people, and to increase the indefinite contracts in front of the temporary ones. /
Nature of the innovation-short-term perspective
To promote the hiring of the mentioned groups
Nature of the innovation-long-term perspective
To maintain the employment creation and to increase the indefinite hiring, reducing the temporary one. /
Type of ideal-typical strategy for the innovation
  • liberalisation
Type of innovation
  • retrenchment or expansion of an existing/earlier policy
New outputs
  • subsidies/tax-credits (The companies or freelance hiring people belonging to the mentioned groups have discounts in the Social Security taxes)
Intended target group
Unemployed women / - Unemployed older than 45 years old / - Unemployed young people (between 16 and 30 years old) / - Unemployed people with disabilities / - Gender violence victims / - Long-term unemployed (more than 6 months) /
Working age population
  • employment situation (Unemployed)
  • income level (low/medium/high) (Without incomes or with low ones)
  • main source of income: social protection (Unemployed people with or without benefits)
Employers-private institutional actors
Companies or freelance hiring people belonging to the mentioned groups
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • agency or national social insurance body (The Employment Office)
  • central state (Head of State)
Intended output
  • others (Unspecified)
Did the innovation have any outcome related to job quantity?
Intended and unintended outcomes
Clarification of outcomes in terms of impacting resilience and labour market inclusion
This policy is addressed to reduce the temporary hiring and promote the indefinite one, enhancing the inclusion of vulnerable groups in the labour market.
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