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Name: Law No. 267-Z of 17 May 2011 amending the Law on Trade Unions.
Country: Belarus
Subject(s): Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2011-05-17
Entry into force:
ISN: BLR-2011-L-90219
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line National Center for Legal Information, Belarus PDF in Russian PDF in Russian (consulted on 2012-06-24)
Abstract/Citation: Makes numerous amendments to the principal Law:
- new word for article 1 concerning the definition of 'trade Unions';
- amends the title of article 6 to "Cooperation of State Management and Control (Supervision) Bodies and Trade Unions";
- amends article 9 concerning the relation between Belarus Legislation and International Law;
- changes the wording of article 11(2) concerning rights to housing and social protection and adds a new paragraph 3 on the same subject;
- article 12 is amending concerning trade unions rights with respect to the privatization of state owned enterprises;
- amends article 13(4) and (5) concerning trade unions rights with respect to the right to self determination and stopping work in the case occupational accidents and incidents;
- amends article 16 concerning the right of trade unions to exercise social control over the implementation of collective agreements (contract);
- amends article 18(2) concerning supervision of trade unions with respect to health care in certain circumstances;
- amends article 19 concerning the rights of trade unions to supervise the implementation of labour and trade union Legislation;
- amends article 21 concerning the rights of trade unions in the field of education;
- amends article 24(6) concerning disciplinary procedures brought against members of trade unions;
- amends article 27 concerning assets of trade unions;
- also introduces minor wording changes in articles 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 13,15, 23, 24, 27 and 28 of the Law.
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