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Original name: Sozialgesetzbuch - Drittes Buch - Arbeitsförderung (SGB III)
Name: Social Code - Book III - Employment Promotion.
Country: Germany
Subject(s): Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997-03-24
Entry into force:
Published on: Bundesgesetzblatt, Part I, 1997-03-27, No. 20, pp. 594-721
ISN: DEU-1997-L-46596
Bibliography: Bundesgesetzblatt, Part I, 1997-03-27, No. 20, pp. 594-721
Consolidated text available, 1997, Ministry of Labour and Social Order, Bonn, Germany, 272 p.
Act on-line in German Act on-line in German Gesetze im Internet, Ministry of Justice - Bundesministerium der Justiz, Germany PDF of Book as amended to April 2011 PDF of Book as amended to April 2011 (consulted on 2011-06-10)
Abstract/Citation: Comprehensive legislation regarding the promotion of employment, vocational training, and employment services. Clarifies, extends and amends existing legislation regarding employment services, vocational training, training of disabled persons, unemployment benefit, assistance during transition between unemployment and employment, and suppression of illegal employment of foreigners. New provisions include training programmes on how to successfully job-search, and a recruitment grant for new businesses. Also provides for an insertion contract, which allows employers to hire an unemployed person for a limited duration during which he or she may be dismissed without justification. Part I forms Book Three of the Social Code (Sozialgesetzbuch).
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