26. 5. 2014At a press conference, the Minister of Economic Development and Technology and the head of the working group for limiting the grey economy, Metod Dragonja, the Minister of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, Anja Kopač Mrak, chief inspectors Jana Ahčin of the Tax Administration and Andrejka Grlić of the Market Inspectorate, and the Director of the Government Communication Office, Boštjan Lajovic, presented the results of the eight months of the ongoing campaign to combat the grey economy and activities resulting from the campaign "Be smart, ask for a receipt!” The Governmen... More »
14. 4. 2014The Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities has launched a public debate of a bill on civil unions that attempts to address discrimination based on sexual orientation.Under the bill, a civil union would be a community of two women or two men. Civil union would have equal legal consequences as marriage between persons of the opposite sex, the ministry said. Apart from that, homosexual couples who live together for a longer period of time would have the same status as unmarried cohabiting heterosexual couples. Under the new bill, registration would be abolished, while couples could celebrate their civil union ceremonio... More »
27. 3. 2014At today’s session the Government of the Republic of Slovenia approved the decision for the Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities to begin implementing "The First Challenge 2014" before the operational programme for implementing the European Cohesion Policy in the 2014-2020 period is approved by the European Commission.The programme seeks to provide full-time jobs for 3,176 young unemployed people for at least 15 months, including a three-month trial period. Over 20 million euros have been allocated to this end. Considering the pending issue of resolving youth unemployment in the most af... More »
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