Describes the active policy that has been developed during the lastfew years at national level and at the level of the Flemish Region inBelgium by public bodies and social partners to combat longtermunemployment. First, analyses the quantitative and qualitative aspectsof unemployment in Belgium. Draws attention mainly to the specificguidance and training actions which are geared to the needs of thelongterm unemployed. Other important aspects are 1 the financingmechanisms to reintegrate the groups at risk in the labour market, 2the collaboration between the major public organization for vocationaltraining for adults in the Flemish Community and the industrial sectors,and voluntary organizations, and 3 supportive actions for individuals.For each measure, provides a picture of the results.
International Journal of Manpower – Emerald Publishing
Published: Feb 1, 1992