Ноw to become a trade union member
In the Republic of Armenia the right of each man to become a trade union member is guaranteed by the Constitution of RA, and mechanisms of its implementation are defined by the legislation and constitution of each trade union organization.
According to Art.6 of law RA “About trade unions” participants (members) of trade union organization shall be workers who concluded a labour agreement with the employer, as well as workers who concluded a labour agreement with another employer of the corresponding branch (adjacent branch) economy (enterprise, service, profession) in accordance to their application. Trade union members pay their membership fees in the size set by its constitution.
The order of membership in more than one trade union organization is established in the constitution of the organization.
A worker can be a member of the trade union organization from the day of its foundation. On voluntary basis a worker can be a trade union member of either one organization or other (adjacent) trade union organization.
You can apply to the Legal department of the Confederation of trade unions of Armenia or the corresponding republican branch union of trade union organizations in order to obtain further information.