The delegation of the Federation of Trade Unions of the Republic of Kazakhstan headed by Chairman Satybaldy Dauletalin is on a working visit to the Republic of Turkey.
A meeting of the Kazakh delegation with members of the General Council of the Confederation of Trade Unions HAK-IS and the Minister of Labor and Social Security of the Republic of Turkey Vedat Bilgin took place in Ankara.
During the meeting, the sides exchanged views on issues of social and labor relations in Kazakhstan and Turkey. The parties discussed the situation of social security in both countries, as well as employment issues and the situation on the labor market.
Representatives of the Federation of Trade Unions of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Confederation of Trade Unions HAK-IS also discussed issues of joint cooperation to improve the welfare of employees of enterprises of the two countries and protect their social and labor rights and interests.
The HAK-IS Confederation was founded on October 18, 1976 in Ankara. It is the second largest trade union confederation in Turkey, with about 730,516 members in (21 branch trade unions such as public services, metallurgy, food industry, tourism, forestry, finance, textiles, etc.) About 25 percent of its members are women. As a member organization of ETUC (European Trade Union Confederation) and ITUC (International Trade Union Confederation) at the international level and a member of the EU-Turkey Joint Economic and Social Advisory (Advisory) Committee and IIRA (International Industrial Relations Association), HAK-IŞ (and its affiliates) are already active mainly in the private sector and multinational enterprises. HAK-IŞ is a member of many high-level government institutions (Economic and Social Council (ESK), Tripartite Advisory Council (in the Ministry of Labor and Social Security), Office of Professional Qualifications (VQA), Institute of Social Security (SGK), National Consumer Council of Turkey, Civil Initiative Platform in the Field of Labor, National Council for safety and health protection at the workplace, Advisory Committee of the National Employment Policy IŞKUR (National Employment Agency), Information Committee of the Labor Market IŞKUR, IŞKUR General Assembly, Employment Promotion Commission of the Ministry of Economy and Labor, Labor Assembly).