Today (3 July 2014) in Hotel Holiday Inn – Skopje a promotional event was held for the start of the project “Support to the fight against undeclared work”. This project is funded by the Instrument for Pre – Accession Assistance (IPA), Component IV “Human Resources Development 2007-2013″. The project duration is 24 months, starting from May 2014 and finishing May 2016. The value of the contract is EUR 1,550,550.
The main beneficiaries of this project are the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (MLSP) and the State Labour Inspectorate (SLI).
The main objective of this project is to strengthen the capacities of various national actors involved in the fight against undeclared work and thus, contribute to reducing the level of informal employment. The project has three main components: Component 1: Conduct research on undeclared work; Component 2: Strengthening the State Labour Inspectorate and other relevant institutions; Component 3: Involving social partners in reducing the number of people involved in undeclared work.
With the implementation of the Project, it is expected that the efficiency and effectiveness of the fight against undeclared work in the country to be improved by strengthening the capacity of the State Labour Inspectorate and by improving the systematic and coordinated involvement of relevant institutional actors and social partners in the fight against undeclared work.