Legal, economic and organizational relations in sphere of employment, including on public works, are regulated by the Law of Republic Kazakhstan from January, 23, 2001 № 149-A « About employment of the population ».
Public works are organized by creation of time workplaces and have the following features:
1) Are intended specially for the unemployed;
2) The quantity of workplaces practically is not limited, works have temporary character and for their organization constant workplaces and vacancies cannot be used.
Besides according to Rules of the organization and financing of public works bodies on questions of employment direct the unemployed for public works from their consent, i.e. on a voluntary basis.