Posted on October 15, 2014
In Samarkand regional association of trade unions held a regional seminar on “The fundamental principles and rights at work”. The organizers of the seminar were the Council of Federation of Trade Unions, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), the website http://kasaba.uz/ru/.
It was attended by Senior Consultant INC Anton Leppik, the ILO experts Sergejus Glovackas, Harry Talliga.
The event was marked by systematic work to ensure the implementation of the ILO conventions on child labor, the role and place of trade unions in this process. The representative of the ITUC and the ILO gave presentations on the themes of “Internationally recognized trade union rights”, “ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work and its Follow-up”, “Social dialogue”. In accordance with the program of the seminar under the ILO expert moderatorstva Sergejus Glovackas discussions were held with the exchange of views.
– The activity of the participants in the debate suggests that it disposes sufficient knowledge and information about the ILO conventions ratified by the Republic of Uzbekistan, – says a senior consultant INC Anton Leppik. – The subject by the systematic work and its results deserve recognition.
During the seminar, representatives of the ITUC and the ILO visited the enterprise “Samavto” in Samarkand. The guests highly appreciated the work on the protection of workers, in particular, the creation of the necessary conditions for work and leisure, ensuring full protective clothing and personal protective equipment, additional benefits and guarantees to ensure that workers’ interests, reflected in the collective agreement between the trade union and the employer.
Senior Consultant INC Anton Leppik got acquainted with the ongoing national monitoring of child labor in the cotton industry in the Syrdarya region. In particular, he visited the cotton fields and Havas Transport College, Academic Lyceum Yangiyer city. During the visit, representatives of the ITUC witnessed to create conditions for full-fledged student learning, particularly learning using the most modern technologies, high level of expertise in specialized subjects and foreign languages, the lack of involvement of students for the cotton harvest, to ensure their full enrollment.