Support for young unemployed

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According to the data of labor offices, about 440,000 jobs are registered in Poland. young unemployed. Fortunately, the voivodships where 25 percent are unemployed. young people will be able to count on support from EU funds. They are to be intended for the activation of young unemployed. According to current data, the money will go to 10 out of 16 Polish voivodeships.

EU funds for professional activation of young people

In 2014 and 2015, Poland is to use EU funds allocated to professional activation and job creation for young unemployed people.The government is already preparing special programs using this support.

According to what the Minister of Labor Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz told PAP, on the basis of current data on unemployment in Poland, EU funds are to go to 10 voivodeships: Zachodniopomorskie, Lubuskie, Dolnośląskie, Łódzkie, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Warmińsko-Mazurskie, Małopolskie, Lubelskie , Subcarpathian and Świętokrzyskie.

Additionally, 10 percent. the funds are to be directed to poviats from the remaining 6 voivodships with high unemployment among young people.

Help for the young unemployed

Assistance for young unemployed is to include various instruments, such as the introduction of statutory guarantees for the professional activation of the unemployed, or an internship voucher, which is to enable young people to undergo an internship in an institution of their choice. The new fund is to start on January 1, 2014. The unemployed aged 15-24 will be able to take advantage of the assistance.

It is worth mentioning that in addition to EU funds, a new government program, First Business - Startup Support, is to be implemented from the third quarter of 2013, also dedicated to the group of young unemployed. It is to consist in granting preferential loans to the unemployed, graduates and students of their last years of studies to start their own business.

These are very important news, taking into account the fact that the current situation on the labor market does not indicate that unemployment among young people is going to decline. On the contrary - the period of unemployment after graduation is significantly longer. As research shows, such people are later more often unemployed, find it more difficult to find a job, are promoted less often and earn less.