Yerevan, 24.09.2020

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The legal aspects of trade union activities are in the centre of branch republican unions of the CPA

The legal aspects of trade union activities are in the centre of branch republican unions of the CPA

  The Educational  Research Centre of the Confederation of Trade Unions of Armenia with the support of the Pan-European Regional Council of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-PERC) held on September 25-26 in Tsaghkadzor  seminar on "Legal aspects of trade unions’ activities  in  primary organizations".

  The seminar was attended by the chairmen of the trade union organizations representing republican branch unions.

  In his  opening speech   the chairman of the Confederation of Trade Unions of Armenia Eduard Tumasyan  presented  challenges faced by trade unions,  spoke about the achievements in the field of social partnership and about  recent reforms in the Confederation.

  Head of the Legal Department of the   CTUA M.Piliposyan   introduced  the participants  the recent changes to the Labor Code of the Republic of Armenia, highlighting the need to comply with all the requirements of the Labour Code  in the  employers - trade unions relationships.  He also answered numerous questions of  the participants.

  Head of the department of social and economic issues and OSH   K.Madoyan told about the problems in the field of occupational health and safety in the workplace.  Role-playing  games were also conducted.

  Head of the Educational Research Center of the CTUA  G.Vagharshakyan summed up the results of the seminar, stressing their importance and relevance.