Published: 2017/28/04 12:41
On 26 April 2017 ILC organised a community meeting "Employment Opportunities in Zagreb" in the community building in Kozari Bok.
Guests of the meeting were representatives of the Croatian Employment Service (CES) Mrs. Elizabeta Rebernisak, the head of the Department for mediation and employment preparation and Mrs. Ljiljana Spoljaric, the head of the Department of active employment policy .
Guests referred to conditions of application to the Croatian Employment Service and rights and obligations of unemployed persons who are registered in the CES database.
They stressed the importance of coming to the scheduled counselling sessions, development of a professional plan and most importantly, regular application to the CES every 28 days.
Guests also introduced the new Mediation Act and emphasised that unemployed persons will automatically be removed from the CES Register if they do not justify the absence of their application within 3 days.
Additionally, they presented nine new measures of employment policy that have replaced the previous measures.
They advised everyone who intends to use some of the employment measures to seek help and advice from the CES when filling out the forms.
In the presentation the guests explained to the beneficiaries of the guaranteed minimum fee a possibility of working half-time without fear of losing the right to the guaranteed minimum fee.
Community meeting lasted an hour and a half and 24 attendees were active in asking questions and seeking advice from the CES representatives.
Community meeting was held within the project "Legal inclusion and sustainable integration of Roma in Croatia" funded by the European Union assistance from the IPA 2012 program "Strengthening the capacity of civil society organizations to ensure the effective implementation of EU standards in the realization of human rights" and co – financed by the Office for Cooperation with NGOs.