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03.09.2014-foto1Caption 1. SSHDE Presidency, Presidents of Trade Union Organization, representatives of Youth and Women Sections and the management team of PE "Makedonski Sumi"

On 3.9.2014, at the premises of the Federation of Trade Unions of Macedonia the amendments to the Collective Agreement of employees in forestry i.e. the workers in PE Makedonski Sumi was signed.
In front of the members of the Presidency of the Trade Union of the Workers in Forestry, Wood Industry and Energy of RM (SSHDE), Presidents of trade union organizations, representatives of youth and women sections and the management team, the President of SSHDE, PhD Zivko Mitrevski, together with the President of the Management Board of PE Makedonski Sumi, Goran Anastasovski and the CEO of PE Makedonski Sumi, Zarko Karadzoski, signed the amendments to the Collective Agreement. At the same time, the consolidated text and prolonged implementation of the collective agreement for the next 2 years was defined.

03.09.2014-foto2Caption 2. Signing of the CA with the management of PE Makedonski Sumi

In the collective agreement several adjustments with the amendments to the Labor Law as well as other laws have been made, i.e. determination of the minimum wage and several new chapters have been introduced which represents a novelty in the collective agreement.
In this sense a new chapter dedicated to informing and consulting has been introduced, which determines the manner and procedure for informing and consulting and introducing trade union representative for information and consultation.
A new chapter is dedicated to the prohibition of psychological harassment (mobbing) in which part of the newly enacted Law on protection against harassment at workplace has been operationalized as well as more precise definitions of several provisions related to allowances.

03.09.2014-foto3Caption 3 and 4. Successful signing of the CA

The signing of the Collective Agreement was realized within the project, which is implemented with BWI dedicated to raising skills especially for women and youth, OHS and collective bargaining.
Regarding project implementation, SSHDE with the signing of this collective agreement has proven that such trainings have results and are necessary for the implementation of the negotiation process, collective bargaining and OHS.


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