Yerevan, 04.04.2020

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Meeting in the Confederation of Trade Unions of Armenia

Meeting  in  the Confederation of Trade Unions of Armenia

 

   On February 25  in  the Confederation of Trade Unions of Armenia  a meeting was held of representatives of the  U.S. Department of Labour  and the US Embassy in Armenia with the chairman of the CTUA E.Tumasyan. The meeting was attended by CTUA  Deputy Chairmen    B.Kharatyan and  H.Arakelyan, the staff of the CTUA.

   A representative of the U.S. Department of Labour  Karrie  Peterson while presenting the program  noted that in some countries  research  is being conducted  to promote government programs to prevent child labour.   Armenia is also included in this program to  carry out such research and   find out how the  child labor is spread in the country.

   Head of the ILO  Program  W.Rahman in detail introduced the participants  the content of the program  to  be implemented in Armenia.

   CTUA Deputy Chairman  B.Kharatyan reported that by the decision of the RA Government  State Labour  Inspection ceased its operations as a separate structure and became a part of the staff of the  Ministry of Health of Armenia.

   CTUA Chairman E.Tumasyan summed up the meeting and expressed hope for the successful implementation of the program  in the country.