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Meeting with APEC member economies’ trade union leaders

September 3, 2012

Vladimir Putin met with members of the Asia Pacific Labour Network of the ICFTU (International Confederation of Free Trade Unions) in the run-up to the APEC summit in Vladivostok.

Tags: APEC, trade unions

Meeting with Chairman of the Independent Trade Unions Federation Mikhail Shmakov

July 13, 2012

Vladimir Putin and Mikhail Shmakov discussed trade unions’ activities and support measures for different economic sectors in connection with Russia’s accession to the World Trade Organisation.

Tags: economy and finance, trade unions

Dmitry Medvedev took part in a Spring and Labour Day march

May 1, 2012

Dmitry Medvedev took part in a May Day march organised by the Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Russia.

Tags: trade unions

Meeting with the G20 Trade Unions Summit delegates

November 3, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev met with trade union leaders from the G20 countries.

Tags: foreign policy, G20, trade unions

Meeting with trade union leaders

July 21, 2011

Issues discussed included improving workers’ financial conditions, employers’ provision of social guarantees, possible effects of Russia's further integration into the global economy on workers’ social situation, as well as social protection mechanisms and forms of organisation of the working process for new categories of workers that have emerged from the introduction of modern technologies.

Tags: labour market, social services, trade unions

Meeting on improving labour conditions

April 5, 2011

Salaries, improving workers’ social status, vocational training, economic incentives for employers to improve labour conditions and safety, and monitoring compliance with legislation were the subjects of discussion.

Tags: industry, labour market, professional training, regions, trade unions

Presidential instructions following meeting with trade unions leaders

December 24, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev approved a list of instructions issued following a December 15 meeting with trade unions leaders

Tags: social services, trade unions

Meeting with trade union leaders

December 15, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev discussed the economic and social results of the year, the labour market situation, labour migration issues, and economic modernisation with Russia’s trade union leaders. 

Tags: migration, professional training, trade unions

Ratification of Workers' Representatives Convention

July 1, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev signed law ratifying Workers' Representatives Convention which grants workers' representatives certain rights that allow them to fulfil their functions quickly and efficiently.

Tags: trade unions

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