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Under Construction 1

Under Construction 1 - Improving the role of construction SMEs in the sectoral social dialogue 

Under Construction 1 is the first EU-funded project coordinated by EBC under the budget heading on the European Social Dialogue.” It ran from September 2007 until June 2008. 

Under Construction had three main objectives:

   •  To enhance the organisational capacity of construction SME associations (capacity building), especially in the new Member States, in order to allow their involvement in the national sectoral social dialogue

   •  To facilitate the participation of SME associations in the social dialogue of the construction sector in the new Member States

   •  To identify the obstacles to a better access of SME associations to the sectoral social dialogue and the way to overcome themThe partners were 12 associations (10 national SME associations – 2 national workers trade unions) from 9 European Member States.