General agreement on regulation of social-labor relations will be signed soon

The document will be signed Between the Government of RK, Republican associations of workers and Republican associations of employers.

The General agreement will be built on the principles of social partnership and regulation of social and labor relations. In the end, it will serve as a basis for sustainable economic development of the country and increased investment in human capital.

Discussion of provisions of the document took place in the Ministry of labor and social protection of population of RK. In the working group meeting was attended by representatives of the Ministry of national economy, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of healthcare, the Ministry of culture and sports, the Ministry of investments and development, Ministry of agriculture, NCE “Atameken”, Kazenergy Association, Confederation of employers of RK Federation of trade unions, major employers and branch trade unions.

Recall that the previous document was signed in 2014. The current involves ensuring decent working conditions through regulation of the effective interaction between the parties to the Agreement. The document addresses the following aspects of social-labor relations as the promotion of effective employment and development of human capital, productivity and wages, social policy, labor safety and social partnership and social responsibility.

The working group participants made suggestions in a new version of the Agreement. There is a package of obligations for the modernization of vocational education, formation of system of certification of personnel, development of professional mobility, improving the system of social insurance and much more.

The signing of the final version of the Agreement is scheduled for December 25, 2017 for the period from 2018 to 2020.