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Posting of workers: enhancing administrative cooperation and access to information

The European Programme for Employment and Social Innovation "EaSI" 2014-2020
VP/2018/011
EUR 3,000,000. The EU grant may not exceed 80.00 % of the total eligible costs of the action.

This call intends to support the Commission and the Member States to understand existing and new challenges and develop initiatives in the field of posting of workers and a decent work agenda.

 

The following actions may be co-financed:

a) Cooperation: developing new or improving existing exchanges, peer reviews and/or training programmes (for example joint visits, joint inspections, short training actions) between officials of competent public authorities and/or between relevant social partners and stakeholders in the contexts of monitoring the compliance with and enforcement of the applicable rules in relation to posted workers, and/or of administrative cooperation and mutual assistance, including the use of the Internal Market Information System (IMI).
b) Information: developing or upgrading online platforms for the collection and dissemination of quality, user-friendly, and specific information targeted at workers and/or undertakings with respect to the working conditions applicable to posted workers, the procedures and conditions to be respected by undertakings in different Member States, and other relevant information for the posting of workers in the context of the provision of cross-border services.
c) Evidence: development of joint research projects on different dimensions of the posting of workers in the context of the transnational provision of services and dissemination of results through targeted publication strategies, both in the scientific domain as well as in the specialized and general press.

 

The project's duration should indicatively be between twelve (12) months and twenty-four (24) month. The action shall start at the latest from 1 January 2019.

 

Legal entities properly established and registered in the following countries are eligible as lead applicant and co-applicants:

  • EU Member States;
  • Iceland and Norway in accordance with the EEA Agreement;
  • Albania, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey

 

Deadline for submitting proposals 06 June 2018 Swim, Courier and Post : 24:00 Brussels' time (CET) Hand deliveries 16:00 Brussels' time (CET)

Objectives: 
The European Programme for Employment and Social Innovation "EaSI" 2014-2020 is a European-level financing instrument managed directly by the European Commission to contribute to the implementation of the Europe 2020 strategy, by providing financial support for the Union's objectives in terms of promoting a high level of quality and sustainable employment, guaranteeing adequate and decent social protection, combating social exclusion and poverty and improving working conditions.
Elegibilility of the applicants: 
To be eligible, lead applicants, co-applicants and affiliated entities must fall in one of the following categories: Public authorities; International organisations; Non-profit organisations (private or public); Research centres/institutes;Higher education establishments;Civil society organisations, social partner organisation at European, national or regional level (in application of Article 131 of the Financial Regulation, social partner organisations without legal personality are also eligible provided that the conditions of the Financial Regulation related thereto are met).