Employment Promotion Act (AFG)
The law on services and tasks to secure employment and promote economic growth of June 25, 1969 was the legal basis of all labor market policy in Germany for many years. It was classified as Third Book (SGB III) in the Social Security Code by the Labor Market Reform Act on 1.1.1998.
Employment Promotion Reform Act (AFRG)
Was passed in 1997 and regulates changes to the old Employment Promotion Act (AFG) and the Social Security Code. It serves to improve various parts of labor market policy and, above all, to prevent social abuse in unemployment insurance and unemployment assistance. This should relieve the contributors.