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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…

On 20th of June  2018 at the premises of Confederation of free trade unions of Macedonia, representatives of Union to Union, a trade union from Sweden, which is part of the Swedish Confederation of Trade Unions and the Swedish Confederation of Professional Workers visited the Confederation of free trade unions of Macedonia. Union to Union promotes decent work, democracy, sustainable development and human rights. They support local and foreign trade unions as well in order to improve the conditions, recruit more members, provide useful advice for more successful work in direction of improving workers’ rights. During the meeting, the participants discussed the…

Today, the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Macedonia, had visited Stip, within the campaign entitled “Decent wages for a decent life”. There were set up an informative and an educational stands, while info materials were distributed where were pronounced the requirements that KSS has come forward to improve the wages and conditions for workers that are working in the public sector. Under the motto “I’m protesting in order to not being discriminated” – I ask for my rights to be respected ” we asked once again to stop the underestimating of public sector employees. We reminded once again about the requests…

The Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Macedonia took part in the training for monitoring and evaluation of the old one and making the new National Program for decant work in Macedonia, which took place in Skopje on 11-12 june 2018, which was organized by the International Labor Organization (ILO). The training included specialists and mid-level managers from the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy, the Ministry of Economy, the Ministry of Finance, the Employment Agency, the State Labor Inspectorate, employers’ organizations and trade unions. The National Program for decant work is a medium-term planning framework that provides the ILO’s work guidance in a…

On 16th of June 2018 the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Macedonia held a press- conference in order to present the new campaign that started as a result of long period of dissatisfaction , the non-functioning of the social dialogue and the destruction of the economic and social  council  that is reflected on the local economic and social councils. KSS today, like many times in the past year, publicly expresses the dissatisfaction of non-functioning of the social dialogue. As a trade union whose main activity and goal is the protection and promotion of workers’ rights, we are especially concerned…

The Conference of the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Macedonia on the session held on April 30, 2018 discussed the current economic and social situation  in  our country the activities of  KSS and its members in the last few months and based on these observations, and in anticipation of the celebration on May 1 as a day of labor, adopted the following: FIRST OF MAY PROCLAMATION The Confederation of Free Trade Unions of  Republic of Macedonia (KSS) is expressing a big concern about the bad economic and social conditions in the country in general, and especially for the majority…

EPSU, as a social partner of the European Union and the European Commission, reacts to the interference of the Government of Republic of Macedonia and its representatives in the independent trade union movement and the brutal intrusion in the branch trade union SSERI, Independent trade union of workers in energy, mining and industry of Republic of Macedonia, as a branch trade union of  the Confederation free trade unions of Macedonia. EPSU is sending a request to the Government of Republic of Macedonia and its representatives to withdraw from the trade union attack and to allow, in accordance with the conventions…

Starting from 14th of  February a global campaign against gender-based violence has been launched. The campaign run by the International Confederation of Trade Unions says “Stop Gender Based Violence at work! Support an ILO Convention! “. Trade unions urge the International Labor Organization to adopt a new international convention for the prevention of gender-based violence at the workplace. Gender-based violence at work or on the way to and from work can occur in many forms, including: Physical abuse, including assault, battery, attempted murder and murder Sexual violence, including rape and sexual assault Verbal abuse Bullying Psychological abuse and intimidation Sexual…

Instead of making an agreement with Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Macedonia about our legitimate demands, we spent already a month of the protest when we were called by representatives of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia, again we are facing ignoring and dysfunction of social dialogue and partnership. No Mayor has ever called the Local Economic Councils until now. We are witnessing an increase in the retirement age, an unprofessional and overhauled administration with the need to dismiss a large number of workers, and we are witnessing a large number of new employments in the public sector,…

Within the framework of the National Campaign “365 Workers’ Rights for Youth” implemented by the Coalition SEGA through the Youth Information Centers in Prilep and Kavadarci in cooperation with the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Macedonia, Fakulteti.mk and the Agency for Youth and Sport of the Republic of Macedonia. There was held Panel Discussion on the topic “Does the youth working rights are respected?” Representatives from institutions, NGO,  business sector, trade union and the international labor organization debated on the topic of respecting the working rights for young people and how young people are ready to report irregularities. On the…

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