Subventions for Employers from the Employment Service

Next Wednesday, employers will start the “open season” for employment subventions. The amount of aid is € 5,000, provided that a candidate is officially employed on a full-time basis (20–40 hours per week for people with disabilities). The application period for the government subventions lasts from 24 August to 10 October 2016. The general fund of the labour market assistance program makes 2.5 million euros.

Ljubljana. Employers offer new employment opportunities, by means of which they will be able to employ 500 unemployed persons aged from 30 to 49 years throughout Slovenia for at least 12 months. The employment subvention amounts to 5,000 euros provided the official full-time employment.

As noted in the Employment Service, the aim of the state program is to support unemployed persons in the age group from 30 to 50 years and to prevent long-term unemployment. Subsidizing employers to employ new personnel is intended to help people who have not reached 50 years of age and who are in the register of the unemployed for more than 6 and less than 12 months.

Details about the program can be found on the website of the Employment Service.