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Name: Tenth Act to amend the Second Book of Social Code - Creating new opportunities for long-term unemployed to participate in the general and social labour market (Participation Opportunity Act) (BGBl I 47/2018)
Country: Germany
Subject(s): Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2018-12-17
Entry into force:
Published on: Bundesgesetzblatt Teil I, 2018-12-20, no 47, pp 2583-2586
ISN: DEU-2018-L-109094
Bibliography: Bundesgesetzblatt Teil I, 2018-12-20, no 47, pp 2583-2586
Act on-line in German Act on-line in German Gesetze im Internet, Ministry of Justice - Bundesministerium der Justiz, Germany PDF PDF (consulted on 2019-11-20)
Abstract/Citation: Provisions of the Act are to enable long term unemployed regain access to the job market.
Article 1. Amendment to the Social Code Book II:
16e Inclusion of the long-term unemployed: Beneficiaries of Unemployment allowance II out of work for at least two years can claim wage subsidies: 75% of the salary in the first year and 50% in second. Subsidy is accompanied by a compulsory vocational couching lasting at least six months
16i Participation in the labor market: conditions to be met for wage subsidy
Article 2. Amendment to the Social Code Book II
Article 3. Entry into force.
Amended text(s):

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