In 2017, the Action Plan for the prevention of informal employment in the Republic of Azerbaijan was approved by Order No. 3287, dated 9 October 2017 and issued by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. 36 tasks have been assigned to concerned governmental agencies that will work in close collaboration with social partners under the supervision and coordination of the Commission on the Regulation and Coordination of Labour Relations.
The Action Plan is a core legislation act for reference and provides the policy approaches in five different areas: the improvement of normative legal acts; the improvement of administration; the strengthening of control measures in the prevention of informal employment; putting in place a monitoring and evaluation system, and finally the establishment of awareness raising and promotional work against informal employment.
In this paper, we will try to describe the main challenges, the policy measures to address these challenges, and the results expected and achieved.