Manpower Employment Organization

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OAED plans and implements two categories of employment programmes aiming to promote employment for the unemployed, and to preserve the existing number of jobs in businesses:

  1. New job programmes subsidize businesses to hire unemployed people registered with OAED. To be included in the programme, the businesses interested must submit an online application, which is to be found at OAED’s website (www.oaed.gr), and send it through the online application system (htttp://ait.oaed.gr) to the local PES (or KPA2), by selecting it from the relevant column, to the competence of which this business belongs.
    1. The programmes currently implemented, and which businesses can apply for by submitting their expression of interest application, are the following:

      1. Special Two-Year Programme of Employment Promotion subsidizing social insurance contributions for the employment of 25,000 unemployed people

      2. Special Four-Year Programme of  Employment Promotion subsidizing social insurance contributions for the employment of 40,000 unemployed people.

      3. Work experience acquisition programme for new labour market entrants aged 16-24.

      4. Subsidization Programme for businesses and, more generally, employers aiming to employ and train 10,000 beneficiaries of the “labour-market reintegration voucher”.
      5. Subsidization Programme for first and second degree local authority undertakings (Municipalities and Regions), aiming to employ 5,000 unemployed people aged 55-64.
      6. Subsidization Programme for businesses, aiming to employ unemployed people nearing retirement age (OAED LAEK 1)

      7. Special Integrated Programme for 680 former employees of the following businesses: «ΤΕΞΑΠΡΕΤ Α.Ε.», «ΜΑΧΙΜ ΠΕΡΤΣΙΝΙΔΗΣ Α.Ε.», «ROBERTO Α.Β.Ε.Ε.», «ΝΟΒΑ ΚΝΙΤ Α.Ε.» «BELLE Α.Ε.», «ΠΑΚ. ΚΕΝΤΑΠΟΤΖΙΔΗ Α.Ε.», «ΕΥΡΩΒΑΦΗ Α.Ε.», «EUROHOUSE Α.Ε.», «ΘΕΜΕΛΙΟΔΟΜΗ Α.Ε.» in the Prefecture of Thessaloniki.

      8. Special Integrated Intervention Programme for 600 former employees of the following businesses: «ΑΣΠΙΣ ΠΡΟΝΟΙΑ Α.Ε.Γ.Α.», «ΑΣΠΙΣ ΠΡΟΝΟΙΑ Α.Ε.Α.Ζ.», «Γ.Η. ΣΚΟΥΡΤΗΣ Α.Ε.Γ.Α.», «ΓΕΝΙΚΗ ΕΝΩΣΗ Α.Ε.Ε.Γ.Α. (GENERAL UNION)», «ΓΕΝΙΚΗ ΠΙΣΤΗ Α.Ε.Ε.Γ.Α.(GENERAL TRUST)», «ΕΟΣ Α.Ε.Α.Ζ.», as well as 200 former employees of «COMMERCIAL VALUE».
      9. Subsidization programme aiming to enhance the organizational skills of the members of ESEE (National Confederation of Hellenic Commerce) and GSEVEE (Hellenic Confederation of Professionals, Craftsmen and Merchants.
  2. Job preservation programmes subsidize businesses to preserve existing numbers of jobs. To be included in the programme, the businesses interested must submit an online application, which is to be found at OAED’s website (www.oaed.gr), and send it through the online application system (htttp://ait.oaed.gr) to the local PES (or KPA2), by selecting from the relevant column, to the competence of which this business belongs.


    1. The programmes currently being implemented, and which businesses can apply for by submitting their expression of interest application, are the following:
        1. Programme for preserving 10,000 jobs through the subsidization of the employers’ social insurance contributions in continuously operating hotel businesses.
        2. Modified Subsidization Programme for 200,000 full-time jobs. The Programme subsidizes the employers’ social insurance contributions, in order to preserve at least 400,000 jobs in businesses and, generally, employers of the private sector.
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