Irakli Petriashvili was elected as the Vice-President of the International Trade Union Confederation 

Irakli Petriashvili was elected as the Vice-President of the International Trade Union Confederation. The 4th World Congress of multi-million organisation unanimously supported Petriashvili’s candidate for…

Youth GTUC Participating in ITUC Congress

Trade unions and democracy, gender equality, human rights, social equality, future vision of the Trade Unions – this is the non-exhaustive list of…

Who will lead the International Trade Unions and how cooperation with Georgia continue?!

The Fourth World Congress of the International Trade Unions Confederation was opened in Copenhagen. The Danish Prime Minister, Mayor of Copenhagen, Presidents of the…

The Court imposed TbiliKids payment of debts.

All 11 employees of a Children Entertainment Center accused the previous employer of dishonest attitude and required to receive the missed pay. The unfair attitude…

Georgian Trade Union Confederation initiated the introduction of “unemployment allowance” and offers the government to change the legislation.

According to the initiative, it is necessary to grant the allowance to those citizens who have been working for the last 12 months…

56 Azoti workers won the trial!

56 employees dismissed from Rustavi Azoti have won the trial in the Court of Appeals as well. The Company was imposed to reinstate them to…

100 Years On, What’s Left Of Georgian Social Democracy?

Earlier this year, Georgia celebrated the 100th anniversary of its independence. The celebrations in Georgia stood in sharp contrast to the…

Another Dispute Won – Three Employees Dismissed from Abasha City Hall Won the case in the Court of Appeal

Three employees dismissed from Abasha City Hall successfully completed the dispute with the involvement of the Confederation of Trade Unions. The City Hall dismissed…

Trade Unions win two legal disputes

The Tbilisi City Court has fully upheld the appeal of unlawfully dismissed Lali Gaprindashvili. The Confederation of Trade Unions participated in a dispute on…

Open office in Chiatura city

Trade union youth movement met with employees in city Chiatura and informed them on their labor rights. This activity has been held in the framework…

Women’s Committee Meeting in Tsageri

On November 2, With the organization of the GTUC Women’s Committee, a seminar on labour rights was held in Tsageri for workers employed in…

Women’s Committee Meeting at Medical University

On October31, With the organization of the GTUC Women’s Committee, a seminar on labor rights was held in Tbilisi State Medical University. The seminar…

Meeting with the employees at the “Zestafoni Ferroalloy Plant’s” factory

Trade union youth movement met with “Zestafoni Ferroalloy Plant’s ” (Georgian Manganese) employees and informed them on their labor rights. This activity has been held…

industrial accident occurred in Chiatura

On October 29, 2018 by 12:00 – 13:00 hours, another industrial accident occurred in Chiatura. 55-year-old Amiran Gogatishvili lost his left hand palm during…

Meeting of the Network of Economists in Armenia

Meeting of the International Labor Organization (ILO) and the Pan-European Regional Council of International Trade Unions (PERC) was held on 15-16 October in Armenia.…

Press Conference of the first Trade Union of the television company Iberia

On October 19, a joint press conference of the first trade union of the employees of television company Iberia and Confederation of Trade Unions…

Irakli Petriashvili addresses Mamuka Bakhtadze in an open letter

Chairman of Georgian Trade Unions, Irakli Petriashvili addresses the Prime Minister of Georgia and the chairman of the Georgian Social Partnership Tripartite Commission Mamuka…

Visit of Raisa Liparteliani in Kiev

Deputy Chairman of Georgian Trade Unions Confederation, Raisa Liparteliani, paid an official visit to Kiev, Ukraine on 10-12 October of this year. The main topic…

Industrial accident in Chiatura

On October 12, at 05:00, 59 years old drift miner Giorgi Labadze was injured and received severe bruising as a result of the collapse…

Violations during Batumi construction inspection

Trade Unions have identified significant violations during OHS inspection at construction sites in Batumi. The inspection was carried out at Ltd. Dar Building and Ltd.…

Austrian School of Trade Unions published a summarizing journal

Austrian School of Trade Unions published a journal which summarizes two-year work of the project. It is noteworthy that 29 new leaders were retrained…

Regional conference on Labour Inspection in NIS

The ILO-ACTRAV, in cooperation with the Pan-European Regional Council of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-PERC) organized a regional conference for…

Inspections of construction sites in Kutaisi

Trade unions have found significant violations during occupational safety inspections of the construction sites in Kutaisi. According to the initial conclusion on one of the…

The protest of truck drivers in Lilo

Truck drivers’ protest action continues at the Custom Clearance Zone of the Revenue Service in Lilo. The demonstrators are not planning to leave until…

Labour standards and inspection – a workshop in Tbilisi

A two-day seminar was opened in the hotel Biltmore as part of Georgian-EU dialogue on Labour, Employment and Social Issues, which aims at supporting…

High-Level International Conference in Tbilisi

Today a high-level 2-day international conference on labour safety and inspection was opened in Tbilisi, organized by International Labour Organization (ILO), International Trade Union…

Women’s Committee meeting in Gori on September 11

With the organization of the GTUC Women’s Committee, a seminar on labour rights was held in Gori for workers employed in public service, education,…

Open Office in front of the shopping center

Youth movement of Trade Unions has met with the workers and informed them of their labour rights in front of trade center Galleria Tbilisi. The…

DMT Group will examine the working conditions of Tkibuli mines

The working conditions of Tkibuli mines will be examined by a German company DMT group. The decision was unanimously upheld during a session of…

The Georgian Trade Unions Confederation (GTUC) supports Sharan Barrow in the ITUC General Secretary elections.

On November 28 –December 1, 2018, the 4th World ITUC Congress will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark, where the elections of the General Secretary…

Georgian Trade Unions Confederation (GTUC) wins another court case against Georgian Post! 

  The interests of illegally dismissed Roza Nachkebia were protected before the court by the Union of Communication Workers. Ms. Nachkebia worked as a…

Visit of Mario Ivekovich to Georgian Trade Unions Confederation

On 7th of August, this year, the Georgian Trade Unions Confederation was visited by Mario Ivekovich, a coordinator of an international organization Clean Clothes…

The Georgian Trade Unions make an explanation with regard to the request of appointment of a candidate nominated by a certain group of mine workers.

According to the Georgian Trade Union Confederation (GTUC) there are systemic problems in Tkibuli Coal Mining in terms of occupational safety and work organization.…

Tkibuli’s new life

President of the Georgian Trade Unions Confederation (GTUC) Irakli Petriashvili informs the public about his position on the Tkibuli tragedy and calls on the…

Four more people are dead, six injured in Tkibuli.

As the result of explosion in the `Mindeli` mine, 4 people died  and 6 people were injured. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs,…

Georgian Trade Unions Confederation (GTUC) wins another court case

The Georgian Railway will have to pay compensation of 24 000 GEL to David Gochava. In addition, with the decision of 10 July, 2018,…

4-month-long active negotiations ended with concrete results

4-month-long active negotiations ended with concrete results. Around 30 members of the Boards of Tbilisi Metro Workers’ Trade Union and Trade Union of Georgian…

Agreement Reached! The strike in Chiatura will not take place!

Last night, the agreement was achieved at last meeting of long negotiations between the representatives of the administration of “Georgian Manganese” LLC and Local…

Georgian trade unions celebrated May Day with a rally

Georgian trade unions celebrated May Day with a rally in Tbilisi focused on dangerous work conditions, calling on the government to “make work safe”…

Agara workers will get salaries from May 1.

On April 25, meeting of trade unions, management of Agara sugar factory and the Business Ombudsman of Georgia has ended with an agreement to…

Worker Dies in Chiatura’s Shukruti Mine

Georgian media reports that Zaza Abramishvili, a 45 year old miner, died in Shukruti mine in Georgia’s western town of Chiatura at around…

A fatal occupational accident happened in Zestafoni Ferroalloy Plant.

March 12, 2018 A fatal occupational accident happened in Zestafoni Ferroalloy Plant. According to the information of a representative of Local Trade Union organization…

happy 8 March

March 8, in Tbilisi, at the metro station Rustaveli, Georgian Trade Unions Confederation (GTUC) opened an open office where GTUC board members congratulated women…

Important Victory

Tbilisi Court of Appeal by 2018 February 20th decision annualed every illegally freed plantiff’s order about dismission from LTD Karmen.All of them were rehibilitated…

How to promote Social Dialogue in Georgia

Georgia recently ratified the ILO Convention on Tripartite Consultation N°144. In this interview, Irakli Petriashvili, President of the Georgian Trade Union Confederation…