Policy Document

Regulations Regarding the Procedures for Organising and Financing of Active Employment Measures and Preventative Measures for Unemployment Reduction and Principles for Selection of Implementers of Measures No. 166

Year

2008

Country

Latvia

Topic

Work & Retirement

Subtopic

Activation Policies 50+

Main implications

This regulation prescribes the procedures for the organising and financing of active employment and preventive measures for unemployment reduction, as well as the principles for the selection of implementers of these measures and the procedures by which workplaces for persons with disabilities shall be established (adapted). This was born from the necessity to tackle unemployment and the risk of unemployment.

Benefits & Requirements

Coverage: Eligible groups or beneficiaries

Unemployed persons, persons seeking employment, and persons subject to the risk of unemployment.

Criteria for coverage

Diverse criteria for involvement are determined for every active employment and preventive measure

Read the Law

Original full text source in native language

"Latvijas Vēstnesis", 46 (3830), 25.03.2008.

Full text web source in English

Original full text web source in native language

Comments & Clarifications

A person has the right to receive repayment of the financial resources intended for training in full amount (others - in the amount of 90 % of the training costs) if not more than five years remain until the person reaches pension age (unless the person receives the old age pension before term).
The law was repealed on 9 February 2011, when the Regulation of the Cabinet of Ministers No 75 “Regulations Regarding the Procedures for Organising and Financing of Active Employment Measures and Preventative Measures for Unemployment Reduction and Principles for Selection of Implementers of Measures” came into force.

Secondary Literature & Sources

Links to databases and sources for the analysis or evaluation of this policy field

Likumi: section “Tiesību akta skaidrojumi” (in Latvian). Available at: http://www.likumi.lv/ta/id/172806-noteikumi-par-aktivo-nodarbinatibas-pasakumu-un-preventivo-bezdarba-samazinasanas-pasakumu-organizesanas-un-finansesanas-kartib...

Author

Krista Brantevica
External Consultant

Data collected in the framework of the Population Europe Research Finder and Archive (PERFAR)

Cite as

SPLASH-db.eu (2015): Policy: "Regulations Regarding the Procedures for Organising and Financing of Active Employment Measures and Preventative Measures for Unemployment Reduction and Principles for Selection of Implementers of Measures No. 166" (Information provided by Krista Brantevica). Available at: https://splash-db.eu [Date of access].