They use such methods as the non-extension of contracts, changes in working conditions, the FTUB chairman noted.
We suggest regulating these issues in the legislation to strengthen the obligation regarding the fulfillment of duties, the FTUB chairman said.
The head of state asked about the progress in the modernization of the FTUB, According to the President, these efforts should be continued, making use of the best practices of other countries.
Once it became clear that the unions and the semi-official Federation of Trade Unions of Belarus (FTUB
) were adjusting to this change, the government embarked on a takeover of the FTUB
and several of its branch unions in July 2002.
The conference, hosted by the FTUB
, was also attended by four other Myanmar unionists -- all unanimous in urging Japan to review its foreign policy toward Myanmar, particularly the resumption of large-scale official development assistance (ODA), until a full dialogue process emerges toward ''genuine national reconciliation.
In 1996 FTUB leaders formed a new umbrella organization, the Belarusian Congress of Democratic Trade Unions (BCDTU), which encompasses four leading independent trade unions and is reported to have about 15,000 members.
Once it became clear that the unions and the FTUB were adjusting to this change, the government in June of 2002 embarked on a takeover of the FTUB and several of its branch unions.