Development of employment measures in Bosnia and Herzegovina and its European integration process Cover Image

Razvoj mjera zapošljavanja u Bosni i Hercegovini i evropski integracioni procesi
Development of employment measures in Bosnia and Herzegovina and its European integration process

Author(s): Emina Hasanagić
Subject(s): Labor relations, EU-Accession / EU-DEvelopment
Published by: Direkcija za evropske integracije Vijeća ministara Bosne i Hercegovine
Keywords: employment measures; employment policy; labour market; employment; unemployment; BiH; EU; European integration process; strategies;

Summary/Abstract: The author in this paper analyses employment measures applied in BiH and their efficiency in reducing unemployment on the labour market. Considering the complex state organization, the competence in the field of labour and social relations in BiH is divided between the Entities and BDBiH. Thus, labour market policies are adopted and implemented at the level of the aforementioned political-territorial units. The author gives an insight into the system of employment measures and shortages of the existing normative and institutional solutions. BiH is obliged to align its legislation with the European Union Law, including with relevant European principles and standards in the field of employment and labour market policy. The EU adopted Europe 2020 Strategy in response to the emergence of the economic crisis in 2008 to avoid the consequences of the crisis on the labour markets of Member States and on the EU internal market. This strategy included adoption of integrated guidelines for economic and employment policies. In formulating relevant employment strategies, BiH should take into account compliance with the principles of the Europe 2020 Strategy and relevant employment guidelines. Strategies should serve as the key segment of employment measures development in BiH in the context of the European integration process.

  • Issue Year: 2018
  • Issue No: 5
  • Page Range: 87-111
  • Page Count: 25
  • Language: Bosnian