Day of trade unions of Kazakhstan will be celebrated on October 10. The relevant government resolution No. 303 of 22 May 2019 has been published in the information and legal system of normative legal acts.
The Federation of trade unions of the Republic of Kazakhstan played a key role in adding this day to the list of professional holidays.
In order to improve the status of the Kazakhstan trade Union movement, during the second quarter of 2018, a letter was initiated to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan B. Sagintayev on the establishment of the Day of trade unions of Kazakhstan with its inclusion in the List of festive dates established by the Government of Kazakhstan.
According to the ministries of national economy, Finance, social development, justice — there were no proposals and comments to the FPRK, initiative, while the Ministry of social development noted that the official recognition of the Day of trade unions contributes to the strengthening and development of the role of trade unions in civil society as a whole.
It is worth noting that in the CIS this holiday is reflected in public life. For example, in the Republic of Tatarstan, since 2011 the professional holiday of trade unions is defined on September 24.
In April 2018, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the initiative of the Presidium of the Federation of trade unions of Ukraine on the establishment of the holiday of trade unions which will be celebrated annually on the second Sunday of October.
Today, FPRK is an active and worthy partner of state bodies in solving social and economic problems of the country.
At the initiative of FPRK and its member organizations, following the results of joint work with the Government of Kazakhstan, the salary of civil servants – health workers to 28%, education – to 29%, social protection – to 40%.
Every year, FPRK in the regions holds various events dedicated to the world day of social justice (February 20), the world labour day (April 28), the world day for social justice (October 7), etc.
FPRK, as a large public organization, takes an active part in the world trade Union movement.