June 27, 2018 Founding Congress of the newly formed Pensioners Union of Macedonia (PSM) was held in Skopje, where delegates from all around Macedonia attended. At Founding Congress the delegates voted for the program, resolutions and the Statute according the future trade union will function. At the Founding Congress the management was elected including Marjan Spasovski who was elected as president of PSM. This labor union will function within the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Macedonia (KSS).
In the program of PSM there are included: improvement of the economic and social status of pensioners, contributing in a direction of improving of the social dialogue, health care for pensioners, improving the conditions for retirement, raising pensions and establishing a minimum pension that have been predicted in the resolutions that have been adopoted.
The elected President pointed out that he will make efforts to improve the status of pensioners in the Republic of Macedonia and that he will work to find out the demands of the pensioners.
The event and the founding of this union was welcomed and supported by all present audience that pointed out that they should finally be represented and involved in the social partnership.