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Online workshop between TFEMI and Norwegian partners was held

A two-day online workshop was held on March 12 and 13, 2020, with the participation of the members of the Managing Board of TUFEMI and the project partners from Fagforbundet and KS.

Mr. Stefan Balabanov – Deputy Minister of Interior also took part in the workshop. He was congratulating the participants  and shared his high expectations for the results that will be achieved not only by the workshop, but also by the whole project.

During the workshop the history of the trade unions in the Kingdom of Norway and the Republic of Bulgaria was presented, the accumulated trade union experience and culture regarding the firefighters and the police were shared.

The Norwegian partners shared their basic principles of work in law enforcement and fire departments and talked about the interaction between the services responsible for safe and decent working conditions and trade unions.

Representatives of the TUFEMI showed great interest in the social packages provided to trade union members in the Kingdom of Norway in terms of working conditions and minimum (basic) conditions that must be guaranteed by the employer, as well as the way in which they are organized. and negotiations on safe and decent working conditions and negotiation mechanisms.

On the second day of the workshop, the policies and practices regarding decent working conditions that can be adapted by the Kingdom of Norway and implemented in Bulgaria and in particular in the Ministry of Interior and the way to structure these proposals were discussed. to be presented to the Minister of Interior in Bulgaria.