Posting of workers: enhancing administrative cooperation and access to information VP/2014/007 Closed!

Objectives

The general aim of this Call for Proposals is to fund initiatives in order to enhance the implementation, application and enforcement of the Directive 96/71/EC concerning the posting of workers in the framework of provision of services in practice.
 
The general objectives are to further improve transnational administrative cooperation between national competent bodies and social partners involved in the monitoring and correct application of Posting of Workers Directive and increase mutual trust among stakeholders, including promoting exchanges of relevant officials and training, as well as developing, facilitating and promoting best practice initiatives in the area of posting of workers in the framework of temporary provision of
services.

Actions

The specific objectives are the following:
  • Promotion of transnational cooperation among stakeholders and dissemination of best practices, including the promotion of the use of IMI and sharing experiences and best practices in this respect.
  • Increase the accessibility and transparency of the information concerning the terms and conditions of employment to be respected, including the use of websites, bodies and authorities to which posted workers and undertakings can turn to for information as well as the use of relevant initiatives by competent authorities and/or social partners aimed at improving the provision of the relevant information.
  • Increase of the knowledge about and the transparency of the existing practises in the Member States to monitor and enforce the terms and conditions of employment to be respected, such as the use of appropriate measures taken to ensure compliance with these terms and conditions in subcontracting chains.
  • Promotion of exchange and training of relevant officials and social partners.
  • Promotion of exchange of information and best practices, such as developing or updating websites containing general or sector-specific information concerning terms and conditions of employment to be respected, including the development of a single official national website as envisaged in the enforcement directive, among the stakeholders.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 2,70 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 26 September 2014 - 4 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities

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