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Non-contributory Social Protection Programmes Database
Latin America and the Caribbean
Step-to-work Programme (2008- )

 

 

Date: 2008-
Description: The pilot programme Step-to-work has been implemented in 2008 by the Government of Jamaica. It has been included as a new component of PATH, focusing on the labour capabilities empowerment of the PATH participants of working age. The programme includes a special training literacy and entrepreneurship component, job-seeking training and labour board.
   

Characteristics

Target population: PATH participants of working age
Area of intervention: 1) Technical and professional training
2) Labour intermediation services
Geographic scale: National
Targeting method: Categorical
   

Institutionality

Legal framework:
Responsible organization(s): Ministry of Labour and Social Security
Executing organization(s): Ministry of Labour and Social Security
Source of funding: Government of Jamaica
   

1) Training literacy and entrepreneurship

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2) Job-seeking training

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3) Job board

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Description: This is the main component of the programme. It consists in integrating directly the beneficiary into a company (through a labour pool within the Electronic Labour Exchange of the LMIS) for a three-month period and assesses their results in terms of employability.

 

 

 

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