Over 170 employers and social partners were informed about the labour rights in cross-border construction work

More than 170 representatives of construction companies and social partners in the sector took part in the information day dedicated to the rights and obligations of construction companies when hiring staff, with an emphasis on posting within the framework of service provision and occupational safety.

Representatives of the General Labour Inspectorate participated in joint inspections in Belgium

In the beginning of September labour inspectors from Bulgaria participated in joint inspections in agriculture in the Kingdom of Belgium as a part of EMPACT days to combat human trafficking, which are held under Europol. The focus of the inspections was undeclared work, as well as working and accommodation conditions when are provided by the employer.

Representatives of the General Labour Inspectorate and the German Customs carried out joint inspections for the protection of Bulgarian workers in Germany

Labour inspectors of Bulgaria and representatives of the German Customs ZOLL from the Directorate for Financial Control of Undeclared Work performed joint and coordinated inspections of specific case, related to the rights of Bulgarian workers.

Software helps workers and employers assess the risk of undeclared work

Workers and employees can check how likely it is that their work, or part of it, is undeclared, and get guidance on how to react if a risk of undeclared work is identified. Employers can also check how well they are enforcing labor laws and address inconsistencies before being inspected on-site. This is possible thanks to innovative software developed under an international project "Cooperation for Decent Work" and the Fund for Bilateral Relations between the EEA Financial Mechanism 2014 - 2021 and Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2014 - 2021.