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Name: Act on the extension of insurance coverage in case of unemployment or reduced hours.
Country: Germany
Subject(s): Unemployment benefit; Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services; Education, vocational guidance and training; Equality of opportunity and treatment
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1987-06-27
Entry into force:
Published on: Bundesgesetzblatt, Part I, 1987-06-30, No. 33, p. 1542-1544
ISN: DEU-1987-L-3965
Bibliography: Bundesgesetzblatt, Part I, 1987-06-30, No. 33, p. 1542-1544
Abstract/Citation: Inter alia, this Act amends the Employment Promotion Act (LS 1969-Ger. F.R. 1), as last amended by the Act of 6 Jan. 1987 (BGBl. I S. 89), in several respects. Para. 5 of s. 2 of the 1969 Act is amended to read, "occupationally integrating and promoting employment opportunities for women who are difficult to place under normal labour market conditions because of saturation of sex-specific training slots or the sex-specific labour market;". The dates in s. 67 (2)(3) are extended, and the number of days for receiving unemployment benefits under s. 106 are increased to 156, with a possibility of extension. Workers over the age of 42 experiencing long-term unemployment have the right to extended benefits by virtue of new s. 242g. The Act also amends s. 128(1)(2)(4) and repeals s. 106a.

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