On 29.05.2017 Axxon Bulgaria JSC entered into a Grant Agreement № BG05М9ОР001-1.003-2369 with the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy through the General Directorate “European Funds, International Programmes and Projects” for the execution of project “Good and safe work conditions in Axxon Bulgaria JSC according to scheme BG05М9ОР001-1.008 “Good and safe work conditions” according to priority trajectory 1: “Improving work access and workplace quality” from the Operative program “Human resource development” 2014 – 2020.
Project execution commenced on 01.06.2017 and has a duration of 16 months – 01.10.2018. The project’s primary goal is to steadily improve workplace quality in Axxon Bulgaria JSC by: introducing policies that encourage achieving a good work-life balance; introducing policies that allow individuals over 54 years of age to continue their professional careers; introducing changes in the work ethic that aim to increase productivity and preserve the environment; procuring social benefits for the employees; improving health and safety by purchasing new and modern PPE equipment as well as equipment for group protection, providing training related to specific health hazards for employees. Undergoing this project will have a direct positive impact on productivity, a quality improvement of the workplace, and allowing employees to retain their jobs.
The project’s total value is 459 857,00 leva. 367 885,60 leva are provided by the Grant while the other 91 971,40 leva are contributed by the company directly. The project is made possible thanks to the financial contributions by the European Union’s European Social Fund.