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State Employment Service of Ukraine


The State Employment service is the only Ukrainian society public institution on the basis of social insurance which provides the wide range of free of charge services to citizens as for their employment and to employers as for labour force supply.

Today human potential of State Employment Service has 15490 employees who provide social services in 637 employment centers throughout the country.

The State Employment Service of Ukraine has absolutely gained international acceptance through becoming a member of  World Association of Public Employment Services - WAPES (August 2003).

Over 20 years of employment services are developed and implemented:


the system of social protection against unemployment insurance principles;

the system of social partnership;

• The system of staffing and training of personnel employment service;

modern information technology;

•material and technical basis has been created to deleiver social services to the population and employers.


Constantly improving the legal framework, expanding the forms and methods of information work.


During 20 years of employment service activities:

• used the services - 25 million unemployed;

• employed - more than 12 million job seekers

training and skills gained - 2 million unemployed;

• participated in paid public works - 4.3 million.


Creation in Ukraine of social protection on the basis of insurance - an important social asset which was made last decade. The social insurance model which was chosen by Ukraine incorporates the functions of the Fund of compulsory state social insurance of Ukraine in the event of unemployment and the State Employment Service.

The Fund was established in 2000. Formation of its budget is due to contributions of employees, employers and other sources.

Through the principles of tripartism (the managing Board consists of representatives of insured persons, employers and those of the state), is provided in the democratic management of social insurance.

The main types of social services and financial support provided by the State Employment Service - Executive Board of the Insurance Fund:

• finding suitable work and assistance in finding employment;

information, counseling services dealing with employment;

career guidance, training, retraining and advanced training;

the organization and financing of public works for the unemployed;

the payment of unemployment benefits;

one-time support payment for the unemployed to organize business;

payment of financial assistance to the unemployed.

The creed of State Employment Service: "Employer - customer number 1."

Today Employment Service provides employers different types of services. The main thing in this cooperation - the formation and preservation of the personnel of each company, organization, institution.

Best practices in providing of unified national standarts in the social sphere are new technologies of State Employment Service. These are the Only technology of social services and Analysis System of the State Employment Service. The main purpose of the introduction of such technologies - creating the conditions for an effective, operational needs of job seekers and employers. Due to the usage by the State Employment Service of the up-to-date technologies, its activities remain relevant under any conditions of labour market.

In 1991 in Ukraine there has been founded the institute of Personnel Training for the State Employment Service in order to develop vocational competence of the State Employment Services personnel. It belongs to the institution of higher education of advances studies for the specialists of State Employment Service. Annually more than 2000 executives and specialists acquire there knowledge and skills with regard to the modern providing of services to the population and employers, master new models and methods of contemporary management.

One of the main principles of the national employment policy - is international cooperation. His priorities - integration of Ukraine into the EU, in cooperation with ILO, UNDP and other international organizations in Ukraine, employment services of foreign states, study of international experience.




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