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Georgian unions join ETUC and the fight for workers and trade union rights in Europe

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Georgia / Europe Georgian unions join ETUC and the fight for workers and trade union rights in Europe [ETUC] 25-06-2024

Georgia MFRR partners call for lifting ban on journalists’ access to Parliament [EFJ] 14-06-2024

Georgia Georgia’s new law is a setback for democratic values [Industriall Europe] 29-05-2024

Georgia Protests continue over bill limiting freedom of association [IUF] 27-05-2024

Georgia / Armenia Georgian Trade Unions Confederation visits The Confederation of Trade Unions of Armenia [GTUC] 23-05-2024

Georgia Living wage rises to 1,858 GEL for April 2024 [GFLP] 21-05-2024

Georgia PM urged to withdraw the Law on Transparency of Foreign Influence [EFJ] 13-05-2024

Georgia / Europe The President of the Georgian Trade Unions Confederation met with the Ambassador of the European Union together with the leaders of the member organizations [GTUC] 29-04-2024

Georgia Unions speak out against new law [GTUC] 24-04-2024

Georgia 'Foreign agent' bill poses grave threat to workers’ rights [GFLP] 13-04-2024


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Europe Georgian unions join ETUC and the fight for workers and trade union rights in Europe 2024-06-25 [ETUC]

The Committee on the Application of Standards calls on the Government of Georgia to take effective measures to address the challenges of unequal pay for men and women 2024-06-21 [GTUC]

New Labor Inspectorate data shows workplace injuries increased in 2023, but deaths down 2024-06-15 [GFLP]

MFRR partners call for lifting ban on journalists’ access to Parliament 2024-06-14 [EFJ]

Irakli Petriashvili met with Celeste Drake, the deputy general director of the ILO 2024-06-13 [GTUC]

Ukraine The President of the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine presented Irakli Petriashvili with a certificate of gratitude for his solidarity and support towards the Ukrainian people and trade unions 2024-06-13 [GTUC]

The Georgian Trade Unions Confederation participates in the 112th Conference of the International Labor Organization 2024-06-13 [GTUC]

Georgia’s new law is a setback for democratic values 2024-05-29 [Industriall Europe]

En Géorgie, une nouvelle loi fait reculer les valeurs démocratiques 2024-05-28 [IndustriALL]

La nueva ley georgiana es un revés para los valores democráticos 2024-05-28 [IndustriALL]

Georgia’s new law is a setback for democratic values 2024-05-28 [IndustriALL]

Protests continue over bill limiting freedom of association 2024-05-27 [IUF]

Armenia Georgian Trade Unions Confederation visits The Confederation of Trade Unions of Armenia 2024-05-23 [GTUC]

Living wage rises to 1,858 GEL for April 2024 2024-05-21 [GFLP]

PM urged to withdraw the Law on Transparency of Foreign Influence 2024-05-13 [EFJ]

Europe The President of the Georgian Trade Unions Confederation met with the Ambassador of the European Union together with the leaders of the member organizations 2024-04-29 [GTUC]

Unions speak out against new law 2024-04-24 [GTUC]

App Worker:'Solidarity and Unity in Protecting Our Rights Are Essential' 2024-04-16 [Solidarity Center]

'Foreign agent' bill poses grave threat to workers’ rights 2024-04-13 [GFLP]

MFRR partners strongly condemn new attempts to introduce a law on “Transparency of Foreign Influence” 2024-04-12 [EFJ]

EFJ denounces government’s attempt to reintroduce law on foreign agents 2024-04-08 [EFJ]

Israel Georgian union delegation visits Israel 2024-04-02 [GTUC]

Debate over new minimum wage must be rooted in human rights standards and include all stakeholders 2024-03-22 [Georgia Fair Labor Platform]

Country’s minimum wage is stuck in the 90s 2024-03-16 [GFLP]

MFRR partners denounce smear campaign against journalist by speaker of the Parliament 2024-03-13 [EFJ]

Ukraine The trade unions of Georgia, the trade unions of Ukraine and the Ukrainian people expressed their solidarity once again 2024-02-27 [GTUC]

The Republic of Georgia joins efforts to protect seafarers’ rights by ratifying the Maritime Labour Convention 2024-02-19 [ILO]

Minimum Wage as a Human Right – International Standards and Perspectives for Georgia 2024-02-12 [GFLP]

Fair Labor Platform and partners submit UN report evaluating Georgia’s compliance with key rights treaty 2024-02-10 [GFLP]

Georgian Trade Unions Confederation hosted the two – day conference of “UNI GLOBAL UNION” in Tbilisi 2024-02-09 [GTUC]

Turkey At the General Assembly of Confederation of Revolutionary Trade Unions of Turkey (DISK) the leaders of Georgian Trade Unions Confederation have discussed the challenges of employees 2024-02-09 [GTUC]

Fair Labor Platform calls for the suspension of evictions and release of detained activists 2024-02-03 [GFLP]

Denmark Georgian Trade Unions Confederation holds meetings in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, trade unions and various organizations operating in the field of labor 2024-01-30 [GTUC]

Thousands of self-employed mothers without support – the loopholes of maternity leave 2024-01-05 [GFLP]

A two-day session organized by the Georgian Trade unions Confederation (GTUC) with the support of the International Labour Organization (ILO) 2023-12-27 [GTUC]

New report finds gaps in Labor Inspectorate transparency, proposes ways to improve public trust 2023-12-20 [Georgia Fair Labor Platform]

Georgia Accession: historic decision must deliver for workers 2023-12-20 [ETUC]

Georgia Raisa Liparteliani was elected as a Vice-President of the PERC General Council 2023-12-14 [GTUC]

Violence against women in the workplace is still the biggest challenge in Georgia 2023-11-27 [GTUC]

Georgia was subordinated to the Central and Western Office of the International Labour Organization located in Budapest 2023-11-24 [GTUC]

The European Commission fully reflected in its report the issues repeatedly raised before it by the Georgian Trade Unions Confederation 2023-11-17 [GTUC]

The public’s positive assessment of trade unions’ activities has increased sharply this year as well 2023-11-17 [GTUC]

Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theater workers strike for better pay 2023-11-11 [GFLP]

Europe Irakli petriashvili, the president of the Georgian Trade Unions Confederation, responds to the recommendation issued by the European Comission regarding the granting of candidate status to Georgia 2023-11-09 [GTUC]

USA “Thousands of members of Ford, General Motors and Stellantis are on strike – the American International Automobile Union thanks Irakli Petriashvili and Georgian Trade Unions Confederation for their solidarity 2023-10-18 [GTUC]

Georgian Trade Unions Confederation filled an initiative in the Parliament with the request to establish a decent minimum wage standard 2023-10-17 [GTUC]

Reinstate the ambulance workers - Stop the attacks on trade unionists  ActNOW!  2023-10-16 [EPSU]

Worker death in Khulo requires aggressive response from government and media 2023-09-30 [Georgia Fair Labour Platform]

USA American Delegation visiting Georgian Trade Unions Confederation 2023-09-26 [GTUC]

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