Pilot project to encourage conversation of precarious work into work with rights

Date: 30th August 2010

The European Commission has announced a call for proposals to fund projects relating to the issue of precarious work in the EU and the ways and means to improve the social rights of people in temporary employment, on fixed-term contracts and temporary agency workers.

A total of 650,000 is available to support surveys, research, exchange of information, surveys and seminars, etc on the conversion of precarious work into work with rights.

Eligible actions include transnational projects carried out by social partners, public authorities, European or international organisations, non-profit-making organisations, research centres and institutes, universities or civil society organisations.