Notice On Pilot Schemes With Frikommune Trials After The Law On Responsibility For And Management Of Active Employment Efforts, The Act On An Active Employment Efforts And Law On Sick Pay

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om forsøgsordninger med frikommuneforsøg efter lov om ansvaret for og styringen af den aktive beskæftigelsesindsats, lov om en aktiv beskæftigelsesindsats og lov om sygedagpenge

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Notice on pilot schemes with frikommune trials after the law on responsibility for and management of active employment efforts, the Act on an active employment efforts and law on sick pay

Pursuant to § 4 of the law on responsibility for and management of active employment efforts, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 731 of 15. June 2010, section 116 of the Act on an active employment efforts, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 710 of 23. June 2011 and section 80 of the Act on sickness benefits, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 1152 by 12. December 2011, lays down: experiments with frikommuner



§ 1. The employment Minister has given permission for the carried out experiments in the field of employment in the following municipalities: Gladsaxe, Gentofte, Fredensborg, Fredericia, Vejle, Odense, Odsherred, vesthimmerland and Viborg (frikommunerne).

Organizing



§ 2. The employment Minister has given permission to the implementation effort, after which frikommunerne are exempt from the rules of the law of responsibility for and management of active employment efforts, to a separate part of the municipality's management alone performs the municipal employment efforts, including to employment efforts should be undertaken in a job centre. The study implies that frikommunerne can decide, 1) to another device in the municipality than the job centre can carry out tasks and make decisions about the employment efforts, and 2) to the job centre can carry out tasks and take decisions, which lies beyond the areas in accordance with the applicable rules of the law of responsibility for and management of active employment efforts section 14, paragraph 1, and paragraph 15 should be undertaken by the job centre.

(2). Experimental permit involves a derogation from, 1) section 14, paragraph 1, and section 15 of the law on responsibility for and management of active employment efforts according to which a separate part of the municipal administration alone must perform the municipal employment efforts, and employment efforts should be undertaken in a job centre, 2) § 1 (a) of the Act on an active employment efforts, to the extent that a frikommune decides that the employment efforts according to the Act on an active employment efforts completely or partly be carried out by another unit of the municipality than the job centre and 3) Chapter 1 of the Decree of responsibility for and management of active employment efforts to the extent that a frikommune decides that the employment efforts completely or partly be carried out by another unit of the municipality than the job centre.

(3). Frikommunen shall prepare employment plan and results vision after chapter 3 of executive order of responsibility for and management of active employment efforts, whether frikommunen has decided that it is another device in the municipality than the job centre, who must carry out the employment efforts.

(4). If a frikommune decides that another unit in the municipality than the job centre will perform the tasks and make decisions about the whole or parts of the employment efforts according to the Act on an active employment efforts, can the municipality's decisions brought before the employment appeals tribunal according to the rules in section 128 of the Act on an active employment efforts.

§ 3. The employment Minister has given permission to the implementation effort, after which frikommunerne are exempt from the rules of the law of responsibility for and management of active employment efforts that the Finance Committee or a Standing Committee in the municipality to carry out the immediate management of employment efforts.

(2). Experimental permit involves a derogation from section 14, paragraphs 2 and 3, of the law on responsibility for and management of active employment efforts, on the Finance Committee in the municipality or a Standing Committee responsible for the immediate management of the municipality's tasks according to the Act on an active employment efforts, Act on active social policy, with the exception of Chapter 10 and 10 a, law on sick pay, the law on the right to leave and daily allowance in the event of childbirth, as well as the employment-oriented tasks in accordance with the Integration Act and services related thereto; , with the exception of sections 35-39.

Job schedules



§ 4. The employment Minister has given permission to the implementation effort, after which frikommunerne are exempt from the rules of the Act on an active employment efforts on preparation of job schedules for persons who are subject to section 2, nr. 1-4, in the same law. The study implies that frikommunerne even decide whether there must be plans for action for the unemployed in accordance with the Act on an active employment efforts, and what information to be included in any plan.

(2). Deals after chapter 10-12 of the Act on an active employment efforts, must, as a minimum, shall be delivered in writing, and it must appear in the case, whether the person has accepted the offer.

(3). Experimental authorisation leads to a deviation of 1) Chapter 9 of the Act on an active employment efforts on preparation of job schedules and 2) section 36 of the Executive order on an active employment efforts on drawing up and contents in job schedules.

Individual contacts



§ 5. The employment Minister has given permission for that in frikommunerne carried out trials, after which frikommunerne itself provides a framework for the organisation of the individual contacts to be carried out under section 15 of the Act on an active employment efforts for persons who are subject to section 2, nr. 1-4, in the same law. The study implies that frikommunerne himself shall organise the contents of the contact process, contact form and frequency of contact, etc.

(2). Experimental authorisation leads to a deviation of 1) section 16, paragraph 1 and paragraph 3-5 as well as §§ 17 to 20 of the Act on an active employment efforts, after which set out requirements for the individual contacts, and 2) §§ 29-30 in order on an active employment efforts, which lays down requirements for the individual jobsamtales content as well as rules for the jobcenterets assessment of whether a person should read/write test.

§ 6. The employment Minister has given permission for that in frikommunerne carried out trials, after which frikommunerne itself provides a framework for establishing an individual contact sessions, to be carried out pursuant to section 73 (a) of the Act on an active employment efforts for persons who are deemed eligible for Flex, and who receive unemployment benefit or special allowance in accordance with the Act on active social policy. The study implies that frikommunerne even organises the contact process.

(2). Experimental permit involves a derogation from section 73 (a), (2), (4) and (5) of the Act on an active employment efforts, after which set out requirements for the individual contacts.

Deals



§ 7. The employment Minister has given permission to the implementation effort, after which frikommunerne are exempt from the rules of the Act on an active employment efforts that offer to persons covered by paragraph 2, nr. 1-3 of the same law, must have a duration of at least 2 consecutive weeks. The experiment involves putting in frikommunerne are not duration requirements for individual offerings.

(2). Experimental permit involves a derogation from section 84, paragraph 2, and section 91 (a), paragraph 1, of the Act on an active employment efforts, after which the right and the duty to offer, respectively, per diems and recipients must have an uninterrupted duration of at least 2 weeks.

§ 8. The employment Minister has given permission to the implementation effort, after which frikommunerne are exempt from the rules of the Act on an active employment efforts on, when a person subject to section 2, nr. 1-3, in the same law, must embark on an offer. The experiment involves putting in frikommunerne are not rules, when subsistence allowance respectively-and recipients must begin a quote.

(2). Experimental permit involves a derogation from section 85, paragraph 1, § § 87-89, § 91 (a), paragraph 2, § § § 95-92 and 96 of the Act on an active employment efforts, after which, 1) daily subsistence allowance recipient under 30 years of age have the right and the duty to initiate deals after chapter 10-12 of the same law not later than after a total of 13 weeks of unemployment.

2) daily subsistence allowance recipient, there are between 30 and 60 years of age, have the right and the duty to initiate deals after chapter 10-12 of the same law not later than after a total of 9 months of unemployment.

3) daily subsistence allowance recipient who is age of 60 years, have the right and the duty to initiate deals after chapter 10-12 of the same law not later than after a total of 6 months of unemployment.

4) subsistence allowance recipient who has completed the first offer after chapter 10-12 of the same law, has the right and the obligation to commence a new quote every time the person has had 6 months of aggregate unemployment.

5) daily subsistence allowance recipient who has completed the first offer after the 6 months of aggregate unemployment, also has the right to offer the rest of the unemployment period, if the person so requests.

6) recipients who have had a good reason not to exploit their work opportunities, have the right and the duty to initiate deals after chapter 17 of the Act on an active employment efforts, not later than 1 month after that the reasonable grounds have ceased.

7) recipients under 30 years of age have the right and the duty to initiate deals after chapter 10-12 of the same law not later than after a continuous period of 13 weeks on social assistance from first contact for help in the municipality.

8) recipients over the age of 30 years, have the right and the duty to initiate deals after chapter 10-12 of the same law not later than after a continuous period of 9 months on social assistance from first contact for help in the municipality.

9) recipients under 30 years of age and labour market readiness of recipients over the age of 30, who have completed the first offer after chapter 10-12 of the same law, has the right and the obligation to commence a new quote every time the person has received social assistance in a continuous period of 6 months.


10) not labour market readiness of recipients over the age of 30 years, and who have completed the first offer after chapter 10-12 of the same law, has the right and the obligation to commence a new quote every time the person has received social assistance in a continuous period of 12 months.

11) not labour market readiness of recipients, which are released to be labour market ready, have the right and the duty to offer no later than 1 month after the transition, if they have received cash assistance for a continuous period of at least 5 months since completion of a right and obligation deals. That, however, must not exceed a continuous period of 12 months without a right and obligation deals.

§ 9. The employment Minister has given permission to the implementation effort, after which frikommunerne are exempt from the rules of the Act on an active employment efforts that offer guidance and skills in certain periods alone can take up to 6 weeks for persons covered by section 2, nr. 1 and 2, of the same law. The study implies that frikommunerne can give the offer of guidance and skills for more than 6 weeks in the whole unemployment period for these persons.

(2). Experimental permit involves a derogation from articles 34 and 35 of the Act on an active employment efforts, after which guide and skills can have a maximum duration of 6 weeks 1) within the first 6 months of aggregate unemployment rate for persons under the age of 30, which is governed by § 2, nr. 1, of the Act on an active employment efforts and have a qualifying training, 2) within the first 9 months on aggregate unemployment rate for people between 30 and 60 years of age who is subject to section 2, nr. 1, of the Act on an active employment efforts, 3) within the first 6 months of a total unemployment rate of persons aged 60 years and subject to paragraph 2, no. 1, of the Act on an active employment efforts, and 4) within the first continuous period of 9 months with the cash benefit or start Help for persons aged 30 years and subject to paragraph 2, no. 2, of the Act on an active employment efforts.

§ 10. The employment Minister has given permission for that in frikommunerne carried out trials, after which frikommunerne can provide offers of traineeship after the Act on an active employment efforts for up to 13 weeks, for persons covered by section 2, nr. 1, in the same law, if the person does not have professional experience, long-term unemployment or otherwise have difficulty obtaining employment with wage subsidies.

(2). Experimental permit involves a derogation from section 44 (1) (8). 1, of the Act on an active employment efforts, after which offer traineeship for persons covered by section 2, nr. 1, of the Act on an active employment efforts, may have a duration of up to 4 weeks.

§ 11. The employment Minister has given permission to the implementation effort, after which frikommunerne are exempt from the rules of the Executive order on an active employment efforts on obtaining documentation before payment of the transport allowance. The study implies that frikommunerne himself shall establish the arrangements for payment of the universal allowance is granted to persons covered by paragraph 2, nr. 2-5, of the Act on an active employment efforts pursuant to section 82 of the same law.

(2). Experimental permit involves a derogation from section 87, paragraph 5, of the Executive order on an active employment efforts, whereby a person before payment of the transport allowance must obtain documentation from the place where the offer is carried out, on the extent to which the person has fully offer respectively given meeting.

Citizen journalists in sickness benefit in himmerland and Viborg frikommune



§ 12. The employment Minister has given permission for the vesthimmerland and Viborg Municipalities carried out experiments, in which case frikommunerne is exempt from the rules on the compilation of separate plans in journal, resource profile, follow-up plan and job plan. The study implies that the municipality may collect information in a unified civil register.

(2). Experimental authorisation leads to a deviation of 1) section 50 of the Act on an active social policy, after which the municipality shall prepare a separate job plan for revalidender.

2) section 16 of the law on sickness benefits, after which the municipality is required to prepare an independent follow-up plan.

3) § 6, paragraph 1, of the Ordinance on description, development and evaluation of work ability with regard to the requirement that a description and evaluation of citizen's resources, development opportunities and barriers in relation to that could be included in the job functions in the labour market, to be compiled into a resource profile.

The meaningful contact gradients in health benefit in Odense frikommune



§ 13. The employment Minister has given permission for the Odense Municipality are conducting trials, after which frikommunen itself provides a framework for the organisation of the follow-up process for sickness benefit recipients. The study implies that frikommunen enters into a specific agreement with the individual receiving sickness benefit on the organisation of the follow-up process, including follow-up form and frequency of follow-up. The specific agreement shall take into account the health situation and the announcement of the dossier as well as ensure progression in the case.

(2). Experimental authorisation leads to a deviation of 1) section 12 of the Act on sickness benefits, after which the municipality shall make visitation.

2) section 13, paragraphs 1 to 4 and section 13, paragraph 7 of the law on sickness benefits, after which the municipality shall establish the procedure for the ongoing follow-up, including follow-up frequency.

3) Chapter 6 a of the Ordinance on sick pay.

Individual conversations and offer to all in sickness benefit in Vejle, Viborg and Fredensborg frikommune



§ 14. The employment Minister has given permission for the Vejle, Viborg and Fredensborg Municipalities are conducting trials, after which frikommunerne itself provides a framework for the follow-up process, including follow-up form and frequency of follow-up as well as the employment-oriented efforts for sickness benefit recipients. The study implies that frikommunen get increased freedom to organise follow-up and action in relation to the individual people on sick leave.

(2). Experimental authorisation leads to a deviation of 1) section 12 of the Act on sickness benefits, after which the municipality shall make visitation.

2) section 13, paragraphs 1 to 4 and section 13, paragraph 7 of the law on sickness benefits, after which the municipality shall establish the procedure for the ongoing follow-up, including follow-up frequency.

3) Chapter 6 a of the Ordinance on sick pay.

4) section 15, paragraphs 1-5, section 15, paragraph 7-8 and paragraph 15 (a) of the law on sickness benefits, after which there are established requirements for follow-up and action.

A flexible and individually tailored follow-up course in sickness benefit in Fredensborg and vesthimmerland frikommune



§ 15. The employment Minister has given permission for the Fredensborg and vesthimmerland Municipalities are conducting trials, after which frikommunerne itself provides a framework for the follow-up process, including visitation, follow-up form and frequency of follow-up for sickness benefit recipients. The study implies that frikommunerne get increased freedom to organise the most appropriate action for the individual people on sick leave.

(2). Experimental authorisation leads to a deviation of 1) section 12 of the Act on sickness benefits, after which the municipality shall make visitation.

2) section 13, paragraphs 1 to 4 and section 13, paragraph 7 of the law on sickness benefits, after which the municipality shall establish the procedure for the ongoing follow-up, including follow-up frequency.

3) Chapter 6 a of the Ordinance on sick pay.

Focus on power rather than process in sickness benefit in Gladsaxe and Gentofte frikommune



§ 16. The employment Minister has given permission for the Gladsaxe and Gentofte Municipalities carry out trials, after which frikommunerne itself provides a framework for the follow-up process, including follow-up form and frequency of follow-up for sickness benefit recipients. The study implies that frikommunerne can organise a more individualised follow-up, which more closely follows the terms of the individual case, including treatment, medical investigation and contact with the employer.

(2). Experimental authorisation leads to a deviation of 1) section 12 of the Act on sickness benefits, after which the municipality shall make visitation.

2) section 13, paragraphs 1 to 4 and section 13, paragraph 7 of the law on sickness benefits, after which the municipality shall establish the procedure for the ongoing follow-up, including follow-up frequency.

3) Chapter 6 a of the Ordinance on sick pay.

Barrier for a holistic intervention in sickness benefit in Gladsaxe, Gentofte and Viborg frikommuner



§ 17. The employment Minister has given permission for the Gladsaxe, Gentofte and Viborg Municipalities carried out experiments, in which case frikommunerne is exempt from the rule of the preparation of the follow-up plan in sickness benefit. The study implies that frikommunerne decides the extent to which follow-up plan should be drawn up, and what information must be included in the plan.

(2). Experimental permit involves a derogation from section 16 of the law on sickness benefits, after which the municipality is required to prepare a follow-up plan.

Date of entry into force of



§ 18. The trial period will run from the 5. March 2012 to 31 December 2006. December 2015.

§ 19. The notice shall enter into force on 7 August. March 2012.

The national labour market authority, the 1. March 2012 Marie Hansen/Morten Gatzwiller

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