Meeting of UFTUM Secretary General with acting Director of Directorate for Inspection Affairs

Today, Secretary General Srđa Keković had a meeting with the acting Director of the Directorate for Inspection Affairs Ilir Harasani, with whom he discussed about deepening cooperation and providing mutual support in the fight for the rights of employees.

The UFTUM Secretary General had the opportunity to outline the problems that workers most often face with. As one of the problems, he emphasized the work of economic entities, which, contrary to the law, perform activities during the holidays. The Law specifies that public holidays are non-working days, except when it comes to companies that have such a nature of activity or technology of work that it requires continuous work, however, there are also those who are unscrupulous and who must be sanctioned.

It was assessed at the meeting that imprecise laws open the door to various abuses of workers’ rights. Secretary General and acting Director agreed that the common goal is to initiate changes in certain provisions of the law, especially in the area of ​​sanctions and control of these economic entities, which will be a common task in the coming period.

The meeting concluded with an agreement to continue cooperation in the coming period, so it was agreed to hold a round table with the Ministry of Finance and Social Welfare and the Ministry of Economic Development.

(the photo is taken from www.uip.gov.me)