Cetegory: News

09 Dec

Trade Union of Georgia held presentation of research prepared on enforcement of labor rights in the fields of textile and trade. The research was…

09 Dec

Trade Union Youth Movement, with the support of Trade Union and Fund of Friedrich Ebert conducted large-scale survey for the purpose of studying working…

21 Nov

The Council calls on the EU Member States to pursue a human-centred approach to the future of work. BRUSSELS (ILO News) – The Council of the…

21 Nov

The UNGA resolution provides an opportunity for the UN system to promote a human-centred approach to the future of work. NEW YORK (ILO News) –…

13 Nov

At today’s meeting, the initiators of the draft amendments, members of the Parliament of Georgia, president of the Trade Unions Confederation, business ombudsman, representatives…

06 Nov

International Conference of Economists was held in Tbilisi under the umbrella of the International Trade Unions Confederation, Pan-European Regional Council and International Labour Organisation which was…

22 Oct

The decision was made at the meeting of the General Council of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) in Brussels. Among candidate cities, there…

22 Oct

As a result of legal assistance provided to 4 persons employed in “Georgian Water and Power” (who were dismissed by the administration on the grounds…

17 Oct

Minimum wage – international experience and Georgian practice – an international conference was held with the organisation of Friedrich Ebert Foundation and with the…

14 Oct

Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine are active participants of the EU’s Eastern Partnership programme and have Association Agreements with the EU.

30 Sep

Yesterday afternoon a meeting was held between administration and employees.  The meeting was attended by: Director General of Saknakhshiri LTD (GIG Group), majoritarian deputy…

27 Sep

Georgian Trade Unions Confederation calls on the Prime Minister of Georgia to set up the meeting of the Tripartite Social Partnership Commission urgently to discuss…

27 Sep

”Promoting labour rights and social dialogue through efficient implementation of Association Agenda in three countries of Eastern Partnership: Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine” – A…

25 Sep

About 15 miners went down to Mindeli mine and the same number of miners went down…

08 Aug

Georgian Railway Administration refused to participate in the conciliation procedure,that means breaking the organic law. Railway workers are getting ready for legal strike! After 2012…

02 Aug

For more than a month, employees of Evolution Gaming company, have been demanding a salary increase while strictly remaining within the framework of constructive…

05 Jul

The Georgian Trade Unions Confederation (GTUC) would like to invite you to apply for the position of the external evaluator of the project “Towards…

10 Jun

On 7 – 8 June, 2019, the third, final module of the Organizing course conducted in the framework of the joint project of Friedrich…

25 Feb

Georgia’s newly adopted law on labour safety is lacking statutes on workers’ rights due a narrow definition of safety — working hours, overtime payment, and required…

08 Jan

After restoration of the independence the most part of the population of Georgia has lived in the extreme poverty.  According to the official statistics for…

13 Dec

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…

07 Dec

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

07 Dec

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

06 Dec

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…

06 Dec

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

06 Dec

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…

21 Nov

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

12 Nov

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

12 Nov

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

05 Nov

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…

05 Nov

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…

05 Nov

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…

02 Nov

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…

31 Oct

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…

24 Oct

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.…

24 Oct

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

24 Oct

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

18 Oct

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…

18 Oct

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…

15 Oct

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.…

15 Oct

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…

12 Oct

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

28 Sep

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…

28 Sep

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

28 Sep

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…

28 Sep

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…

12 Sep

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,…

11 Sep

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…

11 Sep

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

07 Sep

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

27 Aug

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

27 Aug

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

02 Aug

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

02 Aug

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

17 Jul

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

12 Jul

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

05 Jul

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…

07 Jun

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

01 May

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

26 Apr

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

28 Mar

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

13 Mar

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

11 Mar

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

22 Feb

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…

13 Feb

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