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  1. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act of 19 December 2018 on Labour Market (Text No. 2333). (Zakon o tržištu rada) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2018-12-19 | Date of entry into force: 2019-01-01 | HRV-2018-L-109128

    Regulates labour market with mediation in job placement, professional orientation, education with aim of improving employability of workforce, unemployment insurance, active measures of employment policy, other measures with aim of greater mobility of labour force, temporary employment in agriculture, and management and activities of the Croatian employment council.

  2. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act of 19 December 2019 to repeal the Act on Promotion of Employment (Text No. 2334). (Zakon o prestanku važenja Zakona o poticanju zapošljavanja) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2018-12-19 | Date of entry into force: 2019-01-01 | HRV-2018-L-109189

    Benefits obtained from the repealed Act remain valid and following timeline as specified by the repealed Act.

  3. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act of 24 April 2018 to amend and supplement the Act on vocational rehabilitation and employment of disabled persons (Text No. 742). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama Zakona o profesionalnoj rehabilitaciji i zapošljavanju osoba s invaliditetom) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2018-04-24 | Date of entry into force: 2018-05-04 | HRV-2018-L-109143

    Amends article 4 on measures for professional rehabilitation, article 5 on procedure for obtaining rights, article 8 on quotas, article 12 on duties of employers, article 13 on Centre for vocational rehabilitation, article 37 on activities of the Centre, and other minor amendments.

  4. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation of 26 May 2017 on active job search and availability for work (Text No. 1191). (Pravilnik o aktivnom traženju posla i raspoloživosti za rad) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2017-05-26 | Date of entry into force: 2017-06-09 | HRV-2017-R-106240

    Determines activities of unemployed persons conducted in cooperation with the Croatian Council for employment with the aim of determining the status of unemployed person, preparation for employment, and employment.

  5. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act of 17 February 2017 on mediation for job placement and rights during unemployment (Text No. 363). (Zakon o posredovanju pri zapošljavanju i pravima za vrijeme nezaposlenosti) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2017-02-17 | Date of entry into force: 2017-03-01 | HRV-2017-L-106216

    Determines mediation in job placement, professional training, education with the aim of increasing employability of the workforce, measures of active employment policies, other activities with the aim of promoting workforce mobility, financing of the Croatian employment council, and management and activities of the council.

  6. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act of 17 February 2017 to amend and supplement the Act on Promotion of Employment (Text No. 364). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama Zakona o poticanju zapošljavanja) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2017-02-17 | Date of entry into force: 2017-03-01 | HRV-2017-L-106219

    Amends article 2 on definition, article 3 on workers on temporary contracts, article 5 on conditions for unemployment benefits, article 7 on contracts, article 8 on rights to professional training.

  7. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act of 17 February 2017 to repeal the Act on State Aid for protecting workers' employment (Text No. 365). (Zakon o prestanku važenja Zakona o potporama za očuvanje radnih mjesta) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2017-02-02 | Date of entry into force: 2017-03-01 | HRV-2017-L-106222

    Specifies that supports for protecting employment of workers, granted by employers from the day of the entry into force of the Act on State Aid, will be valid until their termination date as originally determined.

  8. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act of 17 December 2014 to amend and supplement the Act on vocational rehabilitation and employment of disabled persons (Text No. 2863). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama Zakona o profesionalnoj rehabilitaciji i zapošljavanju osoba s invaliditetom) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2014-12-17 | Date of entry into force: 2014-12-29 | HRV-2014-L-99229

    Amends article 9 on conditions for employing persons with disabilities, articles 39 to 41 on the Council for professional rehabilitation and employment of persons with disabilities.

  9. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act of 13 December 2013 to amend and supplement the Act on vocational rehabilitation and employment of disabled persons (Text No. 3292). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama Zakona o profesionalnoj rehabilitaciji i zapošljavanju osoba s invaliditetom) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2013-12-13 | Date of entry into force: 2014-01-01 | HRV-2013-L-95337

    Includes relevant EU Directives, determines rights of disabled persons, their employment and work on the general job market and under special conditions, establishment and operation of institutions for professional rehabilitation, measures to promote employment of disabled persons, and penal provisions.

  10. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act of 6 December 2013 to amend and supplement the Act on mediation for job placement and rights during unemployment (Text No. 3226). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama zakona o posredovanju pri zapošljavanju i pravima za vrijeme nezaposlenosti) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2013-12-06 | Date of entry into force: 2014-01-01 | HRV-2013-L-95310

    Amends article 6 on unemployment insurance, article 8 on rights, articles 10, 11, and 17 on definitions, article 25 on education, article 34 on active measures of employment, articles 38, 40, 44 and 47 on right of financial compensation.

  11. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act of 22 January 2013 on mediation for job placement and rights during unemployment (Text No. 167) (Consolidated Text). (Zakon o posredovanju pri zaposljavanju i pravima za vrijeme nezaposlenosti) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2013-01-22 | Date of entry into force: 2013-02-02 | HRV-2013-L-95261

    Determines mediation, vocational trainings and education with aims of greater level of employment, unemployment insurance, promotion of professional mobility, source of financing for the Employment Council and the composition and workings of the Council.

  12. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act of 19 October 2012 to amend and supplement the Act on Promotion of Employment (Text No. 2590). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama Zakona o poticanju zapošljavanja) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2012-10-19 | Date of entry into force: 2012-11-07 | HRV-2012-L-92816

    Amends article 2 on employment procedures and seasonal work in specific sectors, article 3 on contributions, and article 13 on taxes.

  13. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act of 12 October 2012 to supplement the Act on mediation for job placement and rights during unemployment (Text No. 2553). (Zakon o dopuni Zakona o posredovanju pri zapošljavanju i pravima za vrijeme nezaposlenosti) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2012-10-12 | Date of entry into force: 2012-02-11 | HRV-2012-L-92790

    Supplements article 67 on the governing structures of the Agency of mediation in job placement.

  14. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act of 11 May 2012 on Promotion of Employment (Text No. 1410). (Zakon o poticanju zapošljavanja) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2012-05-11 | Date of entry into force: 2012-05-30 | HRV-2012-L-92767

    I - General Provisions
    II - Benefits when providing employment for unemployed persons
    III - Vocational Training
    IV - Temporary or seasonal employment in agriculture
    V - Supervision of implementation
    VI - Penal provisions
    VII - Final provisions

  15. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act of 25 October 2010 to amend and supplement the Act on Job Placement and Unemployment Insurance (Text No. 3145). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama Zakona o posredovanju pri zaposljavanju i pravima za vrijeme nezaposlenosti ) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2010-10-25 | Date of entry into force: 2010-11-01 | HRV-2010-L-86137

    Contains a number of minor amendments, including article 43 on the amount of minimal unemployment benefit relative to minimum wage and article 44 on prolongation of the right to unemployment benefit beyond one year in defined cases.

  16. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of 5 June 2008 to amend the Decree on the creation of the Fund for vocational rehabilitation and employment of disabled persons (Text No. 2234).

    Adoption: 2008-06-06 | Date of entry into force: 2008-06-18 | HRV-2008-R-81610

    Contains minor changes to article 10 with addition of "in case when the director has not been named", and in article 11 includes changes regarding evaluation of requests for financing of the Fund, and for financing programs for employment of disabled persons.

  17. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Decision of 23 November 2005 on rights to incentives for employment of disabled persons (Text No. 2672).

    Adoption: 2005-11-23 | Date of entry into force: 2005-11-30 | HRV-2005-M-72377

  18. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Declaration of the Parliament of 1 April 2005 on rights of disabled persons (Text No. 911).

    Adoption: 2005-04-01 | HRV-2005-M-71341

    Declares that disabled persons have all rights and liberties fixed by the Constitution, laws and this Declaration without any discrimination. Disabled persons are entitled to appropriate social protection and security, work, free choice of profession, equal working conditions and equal pay for equal work.

  19. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act of 25 February 2005 to amend and supplement the Act on vocational rehabilitation and employment of disabled persons (Text No. 639).

    Adoption: 2005-02-25 | Date of entry into force: 2005-03-14 | HRV-2005-L-70059

    Amends provisions relating, inter alia, to the procedure for disability evaluation, employment quotas, creation of a "Special contribution for the promotion of employment of disabled persons" to be paid by employers, and advantages granted for the employment of disabled persons.

  20. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 27 October 2004 to amend and supplement the Regulations on the exercise of activities related to job placement besides the Croatian Employment Agency (Text No. 2779).

    Adoption: 2004-10-27 | Date of entry into force: 2004-11-25 | HRV-2004-R-68897

    Amends provisions relating to temporary placement of persons during vocational rehabilitation and competencies of centres for social protection.

  21. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of 7 April 2004 to amend the Decree on the creation of the Fund for vocational rehabilitation and employment of disabled persons (Text No. 1107).

    Adoption: 2004-04-07 | Date of entry into force: 2004-04-14 | HRV-2004-R-67095

    Amends sections 2 and 9 relating to the Fund's management (board of directors, members, representatives of employers and trade unions).

  22. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act of 16 October 2003 to amend the Decision on the creation of the Government Commission for Disabled Persons (Text No. 2420).

    Adoption: 2003-10-16 | Date of entry into force: 2003-10-16 | HRV-2003-L-65247

    Amends the list of members.

  23. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of 17 July 2003 on the creation of the Fund for vocational rehabilitation and employment of disabled persons (Text No. 1589).

    Adoption: 2003-07-17 | Date of entry into force: 2003-07-30 | HRV-2003-R-64730

    Provides, inter alia, that the Fund aims at implementing a policy of development of vocational rehabilitation and employment of disabled persons, financing of vocational rehabilitation establishments and various rehabilitation programmes. Also deals with the administrative organisation of the Fund.

  24. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act of 14 July 2003 to amend and supplement the Act on mediation for job placement and rights during unemployment (Text No. 1576).

    Adoption: 2003-07-14 | Date of entry into force: 2003-07-19 | HRV-2003-L-64727

    Amends sections 3, 7, 11, 12, 34, 35, 36, 41, 53, 63, 67 and 68 relating to persons authorized to perform activities in relation with placement, unemployment benefits levels, and sanctions.

  25. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Statutes of the Croatian Institute for Employment of 10 April 2003 (Text No. 1049).

    Adoption: 2003-04-10 | Date of entry into force: 2003-05-24 | HRV-2003-M-64060

    Provides, inter alia, for the organization of the Institute, its legal status and activities, and deals with the procedure for rights implementation during unemployment.

  26. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Resolution of 16 January 2003 on the National Strategy of Common Policy for Disabled Persons from 2003 to 2006 (Text No. 159).

    Adoption: 2003-01-16 | HRV-2003-M-63428

    Provides for a programme of action in the fields of family and civil society, health, education, vocational rehabilitation and employment, pension insurance and social assistance.

  27. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act of 22 November 2002 on vocational rehabilitation and employment of persons with disabilities (Text No. 2298). (Zakon o profesionalnoj rehabilitaciji i zapošljavanju osoba s invaliditetom) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2002-11-22 | Date of entry into force: 2002-12-11 | HRV-2002-L-62769

    Provides for rights of disabled persons to vocational rehabilitation and employment. Also deals with reduced working capacity, employment and work of disabled persons under specific conditions, labour relations of disabled persons, and establishments for vocational rehabilitation.

  28. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 15 July on the exercise of activities related to job placement besides the Croatian Employment Agency (Text No. 1612).

    Adoption: 2002-07-15 | Date of entry into force: 2002-08-21 | HRV-2002-R-62474

    Provides for conditions and procedure for authorization granting and organization of activities.

  29. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 15 July 2002 on active job searching and availability for work (Text No. 1613).

    Adoption: 2002-07-15 | Date of entry into force: 2002-09-01 | HRV-2002-R-62475

    Regulates activities of an unemployed person in collaboration with the Croatian Institute for Employment (national employment service) in order to confirm status of unemployed, for vocational training and to increase chances to get a job.

  30. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 15 July 2002 on appropriate accomodation (Text No. 1614).

    Adoption: 2002-07-15 | Date of entry into force: 2002-08-21 | HRV-2002-R-62476

    Provides for accomodation of persons who get a job out of their place of residence. The employer must ensure them appropriate accomodation.

  31. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act of 20 June 2002 to amend and supplement the Act on the protection of mentally disabled persons (Text No. 1271).

    Adoption: 2002-06-20 | Date of entry into force: 2002-07-11 | HRV-2002-L-61452

  32. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Programme on employment promotion of 10 January 2002 (Text No. 502).

    Adoption: 2002-01-10 | HRV-2002-M-60548

    Presents six programmes: "From university to employment" (employment of young persons with higher education), "From school to workshop" (vocational training), "From study to work for all" (employment of young persons without work experience through an apprenticeship programme), "Experience and profit" (stimulate the employment of women up to 45 and men up to 50 and make the most of their experience), "A chance for us too" (stimulate the employment of disabled persons), "A job for homeland defenders".

  33. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act of 28 November 2001 on the Fund for development and employment (Text No. 1758).

    Adoption: 2001-11-28 | Date of entry into force: 2002-01-01 | HRV-2001-L-59976

    Provides for the organization, competency, rights and obligations, and financing sources of the Fund. The Fund's missions are, inter alia, to develop entrepreneurship, give assistance and support to employment of workers, cooperate for investment programmes and introduction of new technologies, and support the opening of business centres, free zones and technological parks.

  34. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act of 6 July 2001 on the Croatian Register on disabled persons (Text No. 1049).

    Adoption: 2001-07-06 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-24 | HRV-2001-L-59756

    The Register contains data on the cause, type and level of disability. Contains provisions relating to types of disability, means of data gathering, data use and protection.

  35. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 18 January 2001 on mediation for the employment of pupils and students (Text No. 742).

    Adoption: 2001-01-18 | Date of entry into force: 2001-05-23 | HRV-2001-R-59175

    Provides that mediation can only be done by secondary education institutions and the Croatian Holiday Hostel Union.

  36. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Decision of 12 October 2000 on the creation of the Government Commission for Disabled Persons (Text No. 1990).

    Adoption: 2000-10-12 | Date of entry into force: 2000-10-17 | HRV-2000-M-57505

    Provides that the Commission shall make propositions, give opinions and expert analysis concerning the situation, protection and rehabilitation of disabled persons and their families, and develop activities to ensure their welfare.

  37. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Additional and new measures of active employment policy (Text No. 526).

    Adoption: 2000-01-14 | HRV-2000-M-55706

    Provides, inter alia, for co-financing of the employment of disabled persons.

  38. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 28 December 1999 to amend and supplement the Regulations on the conditions and means of implementation of the right to qualification for independant life and work.

    Adoption: 1999-12-28 | Date of entry into force: 1999-12-30 | HRV-1999-R-55416

  39. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act of 12 November 1999 to amend and supplement the Act on the protection of mentally disabled persons (Text No. 2026).

    Adoption: 1999-11-12 | Date of entry into force: 1999-12-08 | HRV-1999-L-55667

  40. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Statutes of the Croatian Institute for Employment dated 27 October 1999 (Text No. 1915).

    Adoption: 1999-10-27 | Date of entry into force: 1999-11-20 | HRV-1999-M-54617

    Provides, inter alia, for the procedure to implement the rights related to unemployment.

  41. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of 20 May 1999 on medical specialisation in pension insurance (Text No. 969).

    Adoption: 1999-05-20 | Date of entry into force: 1999-06-02 | HRV-1999-R-55013

    Establishes procedure of nomination of specialists for pension insurance, their activity and the types of decisions they make (concerning, inter alia, working capacity, disability, control examination of disabled workers).

  42. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    First programme of measures of active employment policy (Text No. 525).

    Adoption: 1998-10-08 | HRV-1998-M-55705

    Provides for co-financing of placement of the unemployed without experience, vocational training and upgrading.

  43. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 26 March 1998 on the conditions and means of implementation of the right to qualification for independant life and work (Text No. 737).

    Adoption: 1998-03-26 | Date of entry into force: 1998-05-05 | HRV-1998-R-50517

    Concerns persons with physical or mental disabilities.

  44. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Statutes of the Employment Service of 3 November 1997 (Text No. 52).

    Adoption: 1997-11-03 | Date of entry into force: 1998-01-20 | HRV-1997-M-48623

    The tasks of the Employment Service are, inter alia, the following: analysis of social movements, employment and unemployment; registration of the unemployed, employment services to facilitate contact between employers and persons seeking employment; organization of programmes for occupational training. Also deals with employment of Croatian citizens abroad and the protection of their rights, as well as the granting of work permits for aliens in Croatia.

  45. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act of 19 September 1997 on the protection of mentally disabled persons (Text No. 1672).

    Adoption: 1997-09-19 | Date of entry into force: 1998-01-01 | HRV-1997-L-48624

  46. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision of 1 October 1996 on allocation of funds for employment stimulation.(Text No. 1591)

    Adoption: 1996-10-01 | Date of entry into force: 1996-10-25 | HRV-1996-R-45728

    Provides for level, period of use and refund of short term credits to finance reconstruction of enterprises destroyed during the civil war in order to enable employees to return to work and to increase job placement.

  47. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Employment Act of 28 June 1996. (Text No. 1182)

    Adoption: 1996-06-28 | Date of entry into force: 1996-07-25 | HRV-1996-L-45062

    Put into effect by Decision of 5 July 1996. Provides for mediation in job placement and material insurance for period of unemployment (inter alia benefits, health, old age and disability insurance, family benefits, financial assistance). Also deals with procedure for realization of rights during unemployment, and with active employment policy, registration of the unemployed, the Croatian Institute for Employment and financing sources.

  48. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 16 February 1996 on mediation for employment of regular students.(Text No. 256)

    Adoption: 1996-02-16 | Date of entry into force: 1996-02-28 | HRV-1996-R-44944

    Mediation is accomplished by legal persons responsible for student labour market and for payment of wages. Provides for rights and obligations of mediators and students.

  49. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 21 December 1995 on choice, means and procedure of realization of rights for persons who give assistance to Croatian war military invalids (100 per cent, first group). (Text No. 1789)

    Adoption: 1995-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 1995-12-28 | HRV-1995-R-44946

    Provides for criterias for the choice of a person, his rights to financial compensation, to old age, disability and health insurance, to family benefits and rights in the event of unemployment.

  50. Croatia - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 8 February 1995 on extent of, conditions for and performance of mediation within the placement process when this mediation is carried out by a legal person outside of the Placement Service (Text No. 219).

    Adoption: 1995-02-08 | Date of entry into force: 1995-02-25 | HRV-1995-R-41250

    Refers to legal persons (mediators) listed in article 2 Part 2 of the Act on Placement who can be involved in student and pupil placement for temporary jobs (article 2). Mediators must have high-level qualifications in social matters and at least three years' experience in placement mediation (article 4). Mediators cannot register their activity without agreement of the Ministry of Labour and Social Care (article 6).


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