During a study visit to the EU-ILO Project "Enhancing the Labour Administration Capacity to Improve Working Conditions and Tackle Undeclared Work" on July 12, 2019 in Lisbon, the Head of the State Labor Service Roman Chernega and Luisa Guimarães, General Inspector the General (Autoridade para as Condiçôes do Trabalho (ACT) - Labour Inspectorate Organization in Portugal Working Conditions Authority), signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation between the State Labour Service of Ukraine and the Labour Inspectorate Organization in Portugal ACT.
In the framework of the Memorandum, the parties agreed to cooperate in areas such as occupational safety and health, labor relations and the fight against undeclared work, in an effort to promote the expansion and strengthening of relations between the authorities.
The document provides for a number of interaction activities, in particular:
- exchange of information on possible violations of labor and occupational safety and health legislation with respect to nationals of one Contracting Party working in the territory of the other Contracting Party;
- exchange of information on planning, coordination, applied methods and assessment of inspection activities;
- exchange of information and practice on the implementation of the European Union directives on labor relations and occupational safety and health;
- exchange of information and practice on the implementation of legislation on labor relations and safety and health, labor inspection, undeclared work, monitoring and evaluation of safety and health indicators, etc.