Meeting in the Confederation of Trade Unions of Armenia
On February 25 in the Confederation of Trade Unions of Armenia a meeting was held of representatives of the U.S. Department of Labour and the US Embassy in Armenia with the chairman of the CTUA E.Tumasyan. The meeting was attended by CTUA Deputy Chairmen B.Kharatyan and H.Arakelyan, the staff of the CTUA.
A representative of the U.S. Department of Labour Karrie Peterson while presenting the program noted that in some countries research is being conducted to promote government programs to prevent child labour. Armenia is also included in this program to carry out such research and find out how the child labor is spread in the country.
Head of the ILO Program W.Rahman in detail introduced the participants the content of the program to be implemented in Armenia.
CTUA Deputy Chairman B.Kharatyan reported that by the decision of the RA Government State Labour Inspection ceased its operations as a separate structure and became a part of the staff of the Ministry of Health of Armenia.
CTUA Chairman E.Tumasyan summed up the meeting and expressed hope for the successful implementation of the program in the country.