A meeting with the delegation of the Federation of Trade Unions of Hainan Province of the People’s Republic of China was held on June 13, 2018, at the Territorial Association of Trade Unions “Trade Union Center of Almaty”.
At the meeting, the Chairman of the Trade Union Center of Almaty, Umirbaeva Zauresh Abilgozhanovna made a welcome speech and spoke about the history of the trade union movement in Kazakhstan, the main activities of the trade unions in the period of modernization, the tasks facing the city unions to protect the social and economic rights and interests of employees, issues of labor protection and safety measures, measures to reduce injuries at the city’s enterprises.
Vice chairman of the Federation of Trade Unions of Hainan Province, Wang Yuji, the head of the delegation, spoke about the trade union movement in the People’s Republic of China noting that in Hainan Province the coverage of trade union membership is 90%. The trade union structure is similar to the trade unions of Kazakhstan. The work with young generation is conducted jointly with the Young Communist League. The peculiarity of the financial activity of Chinese trade unions is the accumulation of membership trade union contributions at the Federation level that allows trade unions to use these funds more expediently and direct them to construction of social and cultural facilities: schools, sports and culture palaces.
The chairman of the Almaty city branch of the Youth wing “Zhas Otan” with the party “Nur Otan” D.Kasimov spoke about the joint work of the youth wing “Zhas Otan” with the trade union youth. Turozhanov S.Zh., Ainakulova D.M., Togaibekova M.B., Nursain B. told about the work of trade union organizations.
At the meeting, the parties exchanged experience of trade union work and noted the positive role of the trade union in coordinating labor relations, the nuances of the trade union movement of two countries.
During meeting, Guests from China answered the questions of the participants. At the end of the meeting, the President of the Trade Union Center presented memorable gifts to the delegation of the Federation of Trade Unions of Hainan Province and took a photo for memory.