ABOUT THE STAKEHOLDER
What is the Labour Inspectorate (SEPE)?
The Labour Inspectorate (SEPE) is the responsible audit state mechanism of the Ministry of Labour Social Security and Social Solidarity for the proper application of the labour legislation aimed to ensure the labour rights and workers’ safety and health. Furthermore, SEPE is empowered to investigate, in parallel and independently of the insurance institutions, undeclared work in Greece. Besides the audit role, SEPE is simultaneously operating in an advisory, guiding and conciliatory level. Through its network of regional offices, the Labour Inspectorate covers the entire Greek territory.
What are the role and the responsibilities of the Labour Inspectorate (SEPE)?
The role of SEPE focuses on the following items:
- Supervision and monitoring of the labour legislation implementation and legislation on safety and health at work
- Investigation of the complaints to the proper implementation of the existing labour law
- Information to workers and employers for the effective application of the labor law provisions
- Investigation of the causes and the circumstances of serious and fatal accidents at work and occupational diseases
- Reconciliation between employers and workers and solving labour disputes
- Implementation of targeted awareness campaigns and inspections at workplaces
- Imposition of the administrative and criminal penalties under the repressive role of SEPE
In what ways can the persons concerned turn to SEPE services in order to be served?
Those people concerned can apply to SEPE by the following ways:
- Through the Multimedia Contact Center (PKE) and specifically to the telephone line 15512
- By coming to the services of SEPE, the addresses of which are included in the link: ADDRESS TABLE, TELEPHONE AND FAX OF THE LABOUR INSPECTORATE (SEPE) CENTRAL REGIONAL SERVICES