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Uruguay Works programme (Uruguay Trabaja) (2007-)

 

 

Date: 2007-
Web: Official website of the programme
Description: This programme, that targets adults between 18 and 65 years old in socio-economic vulnerability, gives them the opportunity to realize communitarian tasks for a 8 month period, receiving a subsidy called support to labour insertion (apoyo a la inserción laboral). the participants develop training and operational activities for 30 hours weekly.
   

Characteristics

Target population: Adults between 18 and 65 years, in social and economic vulnerability, with basic education incomplete, and unemployed for more than two years in the inscription date.
Area of intervention: Technical and professional training
Direct job creation
Geographic scale: National
Instrument of selection: Public raffle
Comments: The users must not have participated in the programme Trabajo por Uruguay of PANES for more than three months.
   

Institutionality

Legal framework: Law 18240 (2007)
Responsible organization(s): Ministry of Social Development (MIDES)
Executing organization(s): Ministry of Social Development (MIDES)
Source of funding: Government of Uruguay
   

1) Support to labour insertion

Recipient(s): Adults between 18 and 65 years, in social and economic vulnerability, with basic education incomplete, and unemployed for more than two years in the inscription date
Periodicity of delivery: Monthly
Recipient of the transfer: Direct participant
Comments: Besides the subsidy, the participants also perceive benefits from social security, that will be paid through the Banco de Previsión Social. The participation period to the programme is incorporated into the recipients' labour personal history.
Description: The participants develop formative and operative activities for a total of 30 hours weekly (24 hours of operational work and six of capacitation. The work to develop aims to improve and recover the institutions valued by the community. The works are supervised by social organisations and pubic entities selected by the Ministry, which will be responsible for the implementation of the training programme.
Amount : 2.35 valued of the Benefits and Contribution Basis (Base de Prestaciones y Contribuciones BPC) values during 8 months.

 

Evaluación de procesos y resultados del Programa Uruguay Trabaja (2018).

Author: Ministry of Social Development (MIDES) / National Directorate of Evaluation and Monitoring (DINEM)
Date: 2018
Publication info: Working paper Nº 60
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Evaluation

 

Estudio de trayectorias laborales

Author: Ministry of Social Development (MIDES) / National Directorate of Evaluation and Monitoring (DINEM)
Date: 2017
Publication info: Working paper No 61
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Study

 

¿Ocho horas de inclusión?: políticas laborales para personas trans en Uruguay. Los casos del Programa Uruguay Trabaja y el llamado para ingreso a la administración pública

Author: Gainza, Patricia and Techera, Joana
Date: 2016
Publication info: Revista Sexología y Sociedad
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Case study

 

¿Qué es el Programa Uruguay Trabaja?

Author: Ministry of Social Development (MIDES)
Date: 2015
Publication info: 2015 edition
Link: See Webpage
Topic: General information

 

Pliego de Bases y Condiciones

Author: Ministry of Social Development (MIDES)
Date: 2009
Publication info: Edición 2009
Link: See Webpage
Topic: General information

 

 

 

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