Outplacement measures for workers from “firms in difficulty”

July 6, 2017

The Ministry of European Funds launched under public consultation the Applicant Guidelines – Specific Conditions financed through POCU: “Outplacement measures – adaption to change of dismissed/ fired workers” – SO 3.9.

Eligible applicants:

  • Employers;
  • Accredited providers of specialized services for employment stimulation;
  • Authorized providers of professional training;
  • Associations and foundations;
  • Chambers of Commerce and Industry;
  • Trade union / employers organizations;

Applicants must be established for more than 1 calendar year.
Projects can not be submitted in partnership!
Maximum project value: 500.000 euro, from which non-reimbursable financial assistance: 100% for NGOs; 95% for private beneficiaries.

Project duration: maximum 24 months.
Target group:

  • Workers with individual labor contract from “enterprises in difficulty” who will be dismissed / fired collectively or individually, with their domicile / residence in the development region where the project will be implemented (Bucharest-Ilfov region is exempted from funding);

Minimum target group: 200 persons;
Eligible activities:

  • Identifying / contacting companies in difficulty who intend to dismiss / fire employees, individually or collectively;
  • Active employment measures including outplacement (information and counselling services / work mediation);
  • Support for employment (flexible forms of employment, innovative organizational models of work etc.);
  • Promotion campaigns of various flexible forms of employment;
  • Information and legal advice for the establishment of a company or Authorized person;

The Guidelines are under public consultation until 17.07.2017, and can be downloaded from here.

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