Definition of job creation scheme in English:

job creation scheme


  • 1British A government plan to provide new opportunities for paid employment, especially for those who are unemployed.

    ‘new roads have been built connecting large industrial and commercial developments as part of the job creation scheme’
    1. 1.1derogatory Used in reference to a project or enterprise regarded as serving mainly to keep someone busy and of little value in itself.
      ‘yet another job creation scheme for politicians’
      ‘these organizations have become little more than job creation schemes’