This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

Work And Social Assistance Act Of The Netherlands

4860 words - 20 pages

Work and Social Assistance Act
Alternative solutions for the Netherlands

Students: Qushal Bansraj and Shabir Mahtab
Studentsnumbers: 09074708 and 09066705
Course: Policy Making Processes
Lecturer: Miss Vegelin
Date: 3-5-2010

ttp://www Index

introduction

1. Problems of the Work and Social Assistance Act

1.1 Problems of the WSAA
1.2 Example of the existing problems of the Work and Social Assistance Act
1.3 Why is there a policy necessary
1.4 Which groups are experiencing the problems

2. History of the Work and Social Assistance Act
2.1 History
2.2 Attempts made to deal with the problem
2.3 Similar existing policies
2.4 Debates on the existing policy ...view middle of the document...

There are 281.000 Dutch citizens unemployed as estimated by the Dutch Central Bureau for statistics(CBS), this is allot more than it could be if the social assistance policies were more affective. With affective we mean that the policies could motivate people more to find a job once they are unemployed. This brings us to the policy that we want to address and change which is the Work and Social Assistance Act (WSAA). Some people who get assistance with the Work and Social Assistance Act in the Netherlands are able to find work and earn money but instead they want to receive it form the government. The WSAA has also control functions but the reality is that this control functions are not working. This means that people can easily circumvent the controls.
In short, the proposed policy that we belief should be implemented is one that encourages people and motivates people to earn their own money if they have the possibility to do that. This policy includes increasing the payment of the people that are employed but still earn less than minimum wage and control heavier on the duty to seek.
The structure for this paper is as followed: After the introduction the body of the paper is divided in three sections. The first sections is about the Description of the problem and want our future policy wants to address. Here we will try to find out the answer for the following questions:
* What is the Problem?
* Why is there a policy necessary?
* which groups are experiencing this problem, where and why?

The second section, is about the policy history of the problem and what our future policy wants to address. The questions we will try to find an answer for are:
* What attempts have been made so far to deal with this problem?
* What kind of similar policies are ready exist?
* What have the debates been about the existing policies?
* Which actors are most involved in this debate? And finally who have been the stakeholders and why?

The central question in the third and final section of this paper is about what needs to be done. This section is divided in the following sub questions:
* Why have previous policies failed
* What will our policy offer

Finally, there will be a conclusion where we address our findings and once again mention why the existing policy do not work. We will also conclude why our policy is a better policy to solve this problem.
In short, The reasons for carrying out this paper is to let the decision makers know that there is a problem with the existing policy which needs to be solved. The policy that we offer we believe is a better policy to solve this problem. Finally, the main reason for carrying out this paper is to make people see the use of the insurance but also to see the use to carefully cut in the insurance to make some money free due to the economical crisis.

1. Problem of the Work and Social Assistance Act
In this Chapter we address the following three...

Other Papers Like Work and Social Assistance Act of the Netherlands

Person Values to the Work of Social Care Social Work Essay

1628 words - 7 pages Person Values To The Work Of Social Care Social Work Essay According to Ewles and Simnett and Edelman Mandle , values and principles mean powerful drivers of how we think and behave. These are often a significant element of culture, where they form a part of the shared rule set of a group. Every people's personal values and principles influence their work contribution significantly in health and social care management. There are different

Travel and Tourism in the Netherlands to 2017

743 words - 3 pages Travel and Tourism in the Netherlands to 2017 Inbound tourist volume in the Netherlands expanded at a CAGR of 3.20% over the last five years. Aarkstore Enterprise (India), 28th September, 2013 : Tourist values in the Netherlands increased between 2008 and 2012 due to the country’s improved travel infrastructure and the availability of cheaper travel options. The country’s inbound tourist volume expanded at a CAGR of 3.20% over the last

Business Cycle: Theory and Empirical Applications Country of Interest: Netherlands

3372 words - 14 pages University of Frankfurt am Main Bachelor Seminar Business Cycle: Theory and Empirical Applications Country of interest: Netherlands Teacher: Prof. Ctirad Slavik Summer Semester 2013 Yisong Dong Student ID: 3903447 June 17.2013 Contents 1. Introduction……………………………………………………………………3 2. Data Work………………………...…………………………………………...3 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Data……………………………………………………………………3 Detrending the data with Hodrick-Prescott Filter………………..……4

Show the Social, Cultural, and Historical Characteristics of the Extract (Act 1, Scene 1) in Relation to the Renaissance

1924 words - 8 pages Show the social, cultural, and historical characteristics of the extract (Act 1, Scene 1) in relation to the Renaissance. The French word renaissance means “rebirth”. The Renaissance in Europe originated in the 15th century. It brought about the awakening of new interest in the old classics as it sought the revival of the enthusiastic study of the masterpieces of ancient Latin and Greek literature. The movement also gave rise to curiosity

Drug Abuse and Social Work

1979 words - 8 pages Drug Abuse and Social Work Drug Abuse and Social Work There are many reasons why people use drugs. Drugs have been use throughout the nations in the 1960. In 2003 roughly about 9% of the total U.S. population ages 12 and higher deal with substance abuse. Advancement in technology, changes within a society, money; low income are some reasons why people use drugs. Drugs were known for the cure to all life problems

The Importance of Doing Social Work in Country

857 words - 4 pages overnight marinated lamb/chicken - with yogurt, herbs, spices, dried fruits like raisins, prunes or pomegranate seeds - and later cooked in Tandoor/Tanoor oven. It was served with steamed rice.[2] In its more original form, in some cities the dish is known as "Dam Pukht/Dam-pukhtak". The compound in Persian means "steam-cooked"—a reference to the steamed rice that forms the basis of the dish. This name is still in common use in Iran besides

The Life and Work of Ѕigmund Frеud

1154 words - 5 pages The Life and Work of Ѕigmund Frеud Ѕigmund Frеud was a practicing physician and graduate of Vienna Medical Ѕсhool. He became a well trained in medicine, and became interested in mental disorders. Frеud has a wide variety of theories and in the 21ѕt century there is much controversy over whether the theories are credible or not. Although his theories are controversial, his work is significant throughout the world and he has become the

1. Distinguish Between Operant Conditioning, Observational Learning, and Social Learning. How Are These Different Kinds of Learning Utilized in the Work Place? Give Specific Examples for Each One

775 words - 4 pages 1. Distinguish between operant conditioning, observational learning, and social learning. How are these different kinds of learning utilized in the work place? Give specific examples for each one. • Operant conditioning is the type of learning that is reflexive with voluntary behavior. For example: If there is a bee flying around your head trying to land on you, you will swat at the bee to try to get it to go away. • Observational learning is

Factors That Affects the Performance of Role as Bs Social Work Students

1771 words - 8 pages CHAPTER I Introduction Social work is the profession which is concerned with man’s adjustment to his environment; a person (or groups) in relation to a person’s (or their) social situation. The social work profession promotes social change, problem-solving in human relationships and the empowerment and liberation of people to enhance well-being. (IFSW, 2001) Social work, introduced in the 1930’s as a systematic method of

The Merchant of Venice--Summary and Analysis--Act 1 Scene 1-Act 2 Scene 4

3561 words - 15 pages The Merchant of Venice William Shakespeare Act I, scenes i–ii Summary: Act I, scene i Antonio, a Venetian merchant, complains to his friends, Salerio and Solanio, that a sadness has overtaken him and dulled his faculties, although he is at a loss to explain why. Salerio and Solanio suggest that his sadness must be due to his commercial investments, for Antonio has dispatched several trade ships to various ports. Salerio

Explore Priestley's Dramatic Methods in Act 3 Pages 50 – 56 Demonstrating How an Understanding of the Historical and Social Context of the Play Might Help Shape the Audience Response to This Scene and...

1054 words - 5 pages Explore Priestley’s dramatic methods in Act 3 pages 50 – 56 demonstrating how an understanding of the historical and social context of the play might help shape the audience response to this scene and the play as a whole. Throughout An Inspector Calls, Priestley uses the Inspector as a way of warning the audience to address many problems that are occurring, or have occurred in society. The fact that the play is set in 1912, and written in

Related Essays

Roosevelt And The Social Security Act

1067 words - 5 pages Roosevelt and The Social Security Act Southern New Hampshire University Roosevelt and The Social Security Act Franklin Delano Roosevelt was greatly influenced by the events of The Great Depression to pass a series of legislation. His most notable legislation that he signed into law was The Social Security Act of 1933. While Roosevelt’s original version of the bill was modified in order to pass congress, he was still extremely proud of its

Examining Social Work Role In Pndt Act

4098 words - 17 pages maintenance of mandated records under the Act. * Periodically monitoring of Ultrasound clinics. * Examination of CSR data at every level (panchayat/district/state/national) and focus should be given to lagging level.Relevance of the legislation to social work and your experience/ case studies where the legislation was used what was the outcome.The PNDT act is an outcome of long struggle of civil society which included social workers, after

Social Work And Its Code Of Ethics In The West And The Arab World

2182 words - 9 pages the American model of social work education and practice. Beginning in the 1960s, other Arab countries designed and implemented their own social work education programs often with the assistance of Egyptian-trained social work educators. In addition, some subjective information reveal that, historically, social work was seen as a sub-discipline of sociology in the Middle East – a perspective still common in the communication and thinking of many

Law And Social Work Essay

742 words - 3 pages promotion of Universal Peace through social justice. The study group of ‘National Commission’ on Labour on 2002, has brought out the new changes and welfare majors for women, children & self employed workers who work as labourer. The labour welfare funds/schemes providing medical, educational, recreational & other family welfare benefits, who are working in iron ore, mica, chrome ore. The labour welfare policies as equal pay for equal work, creche