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Factsheet for measure IT-2009-48/1866 – measures in Italy
|Country||Italy , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Temporary, 28 November 2009 – 31 December 2022|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Promoting the economic, labour market and social recovery
– Active labour market policies (enhancing employability, training, subsidised job creation, etc.)
|Author||Anna Mori (University of MIlan)|
|Measure added||14 April 2021 (updated 10 May 2021)|
The Law Decree no. 185, issued on 29 November 2008, converted, with amendments, into the Law no. 2, issue on 28 January 2009 established the creation of the Social Fund for Employment and Training. The Fund aims to financing extraordinary measures of active employment policy and training policies to support employment levels. The Law Decree no. 41, issued on 22 March 2021, the so-called “Support decree” provided additional extraordinary financial resources to sustain employment levels during the COVID-19 emergency.
The Social Fund for Employment and Training was established to finance a wide array of measures and interventions to sustain employment levels and to promote activation including:
The Law Decree no. 41, issued on 22 March 2021, the so-called “Support decree” provided additional extraordinary financial resources to sustain employment levels during the COVID-19 emergency. At the article no. 9, it provided for €400 million for the year 2021, and €80 million for the year 2022.
Information not available.
|Applies to all workers||Applies to all businesses||Does not apply to citizens|
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
The social partners have not been involved. The measure provides for an additional fund to sustain initiatives where the social partners might be involved at the company level.
Social partners are expected to be supportive, given the fact that the measure introduce extraordinary financial resources provided by the central government to sustain employment levels and training.
Eurofound (2021), Social fund for employment and training, measure IT-2009-48/1866 (measures in Italy), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/IT-2009-48_1866.html
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