The Russian Tripartite Commission On Regulation Of Socio-Labour Relations

Original Language Title: О Российской трехсторонней комиссии по регулированию социально-трудовых отношений

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW About the Russian Tripartite Commission adopted by the State Duma on April 2, 1999 This Federal Law defines the legal basis for the formation and activities of the Russian Tripartite Commission for the Regulation of Socio-Labour. Relations (hereinafter referred to as the Commission). Article 1. Composition and legal framework of the Commission 1. The Commission consists of representatives of the All-Russian trade union associations, the All-Russian employers ' associations, the Governments of the Russian Federation, which form the relevant parties to the Commission (hereinafter referred to as the parties). 2. The legal basis for the Commission's activities is the Constitution of the Russian Federation, this Federal Act, other federal laws, other regulatory legal acts of the Russian Federation and international treaties of the Russian Federation. Article 2. Principles and Formation of the Commission 1. The Commission is formed on the basis of principles: 1) the voluntary participation of professional unions and All-Russian associations of employers in the activities of the Commission; 2) the authority of the parties; 3) the autonomy and independence of each all-Russian association of trade unions, each all-Russian association of employers, the Government of the Russian Federation in determining the personal composition of its representatives in The Commission. 2. Representation of All-Russian associations of trade unions, All-Russian employers ' associations and the Government of the Russian Federation as a member of the Commission is determined by each of them independently in accordance with the law OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Every All-Russian Union of Trade Unions, an all-Russian association of employers, registered in accordance with the established procedure, has the right to send one representative to the relevant side of the Commission. As agreed with other members, the All-Russian employers ' associations may increase the number of their representatives in the Commission. " The All-Russian associations of trade unions have the right, within the established number of representatives of the party, to increase the number of their representatives in the Commission in proportion to the number of members of the trade union they join. 3. The approval and replacement of representatives of the All-Russian trade union associations and the All-Russian employers ' associations in the Commission shall be in accordance with the decisions of the bodies of the associations concerned, approval and replacement of representatives. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 4. The representatives of the parties are members of the Commission. The number of members of the Commission from each of the parties may not exceed 30. 5. Disputes concerning the representation of the All-Russian trade union associations and the All-Russian associations of employers in the Commission shall be resolved at meetings of representatives of these associations or in court. Article 3. The Commission's main goals and objectives are 1. The main objectives of the Commission are to regulate social and labour relations and to reconcile the social and economic interests of the parties. 2. The main tasks of the Commission are: 1) to conduct collective negotiations and prepare a draft general agreement between the All-Russian associations of trade unions, the All-Russian employers ' associations and the Government Russian Federation (hereinafter referred to as the general agreement); 2) to promote the contractual regulation of social and labour relations at the federal level; 3) laws and regulations of the Russian Federation Federation in the field of social and labour relations, federal programmes in the field of labour, employment, labour migration, social security; 4) harmonization of positions of the parties on the main directions of social policy; 5) Review of the issues raised during the implementation of the General Agreement; 6) disseminate social partnership experience, inform industry (cross-sectoral), regional and other commissions To regulate social and labour relations on the work of the Commission; (7) Study of international experience, participation in activities carried out by relevant foreign organizations in the field of social and labour relations and social partnership, holding consultations within the framework of the Commission on related to the ratification and application of international labour standards. Article 4. The Commission's fundamental rights 1. The Commission is entitled: 1) to consult with the federal authorities in a coordinated manner on issues related to the design and implementation of social and economic policy; 2) To make proposals to the federal public authorities, in a coordinated manner, on the adoption of federal laws and other normative legal acts of the Russian Federation in the area of social and labour relations; 3) to coordinate the interests of the All-Russian Union of Trade Unions, All-Russian employers ' associations, the federal executive authorities in the elaboration of the draft general agreement, the implementation of the said agreement, the implementation of the Commission's decisions; 4) to engage with the industry (cross-sectoral), regional and other commissions for the regulation of social and labour relations in collective bargaining and the preparation of the draft general agreement and other agreements regulating social and labour relations, agreements; 5) to request from authorities the executive branch, employers and/or trade unions, information on the agreements and collective agreements negotiated and concluded, and collective agreements with a view to making recommendations to the Commission on Development Collective-contractual regulation of social and labor relations, organization of activity of sectoral (cross-sectoral), regional and other commissions on regulation of social and labor relations; 6) monitor compliance its decisions; 7) obtain from the federal authorities OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION social and labor relations; 8) to accept OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION associations of trade unions, All-Russian associations Employers and the federal public authorities to participate in the meetings held by these associations and bodies dealing with matters relating to the regulation of social and labour relations; 10) To participate in the activities of representatives of the All-Russian trade union associations, the All-Russian associations of employers and federal bodies of the State authorities not members of the Commission, as well as of scientists and specialists, organizations; 11) create Working groups with the involvement of scientists and specialists; 12) to participate in the holding of All-Russian, interregional meetings, conferences, congresses, seminars on social and labour relations and social partnership in The Conference of the Parties, 2. The Commission shall elaborate and approve the rules of the Russian Tripartite Commission on the Regulation of Socio-Labour Relations (hereinafter-the Commission's Rules), shall determine the procedure for the preparation of the draft and the conclusion of the general agreement. 3. The implementation of the rights determined by this Federal Law does not prevent the All-Russian associations of trade unions and the All-Russian employers ' associations represented in the Commission from exercising their rights in accordance with the law. Federal laws. Article 5. The decision of the Commission 1. The decision of the Commission shall be deemed accepted if all three parties have voted in favour of it. 2. The rules of procedure of each party shall be determined by the rules of procedure of the Commission. 3. The members of the Commission who do not agree with the decision have the right to request that their individual opinion be recorded in the minutes of the Commission's meeting. Article 6. The Coordinator of the Commission 1. The Coordinator of the Commission is appointed by the President of the Russian Federation. The Coordinator of the Commission is not a member of the Commission. 2. The Commission Coordinator: 1) organizes the Commission's activities, presides over its meetings; 2) approves the composition of the working groups; 3) assists in reconciling the positions of the parties; 4) signs the Commission's rules of procedure, plans of work and decisions of the Commission; 5) directs the secretariat of the Commission; (6) requests the executive authorities to provide information on the agreements entered into and concluded. social and labour relations and collective bargaining agreements with a view to making recommendations Commission for the development of collective-contractual regulation of social and labor relations, organization of activity of sectoral (cross-sectoral), regional and other commissions on regulation of social and labor relations; 7) invites for Participation in the work of the Commission of representatives of the All-Russian trade union associations, the All-Russian associations of employers and the federal authorities not members of the Commission, as well as of scientists and specialists, Representatives of other organizations; 8) directs to In coordination with the Russian associations of trade unions, the All-Russian employers ' associations and the federal authorities of the members of the Commission to participate in the meetings held by these associations and bodies, that deal with the regulation of social and labour relations; 9), in the period between the meetings of the Commission, consultations with the focal points of the parties on issues to be adopted solutions; 10) informs the President The Russian Federation, the federal public authorities on the activities of the Commission; 11) informs the Commission of the measures taken by the President of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Russian Federation in the area of social labour. Relations. 3. The Coordinator of the Commission shall not interfere in the activities of the parties and shall not take part in the voting. Article 7. Party Coordinators 1. The activities of each of the parties shall be organized by the coordinator of the party. 2. The coordinators of the parties representing the All-Russian Union of Trade Unions and the All-Russian employers ' associations are elected by the said parties. 3. The Coordinator of the Party representing the Government of the Russian Federation shall be appointed by the Government of the Russian Federation. 4. The Coordinator of each of the parties, on her behalf, shall make proposals to the Commission on the draft workplans of the Commission, the agenda of its meetings and the personal composition of the representatives of the Party in the working groups, to inform the Commission of the changes The Conference of the Parties, 5. The Coordinator of each party has the right to propose an extraordinary meeting of the Commission to the coordinator of the Commission. In that case, the coordinator of the Commission is required to convene a meeting of the Commission within two weeks of the receipt of the proposal. 6. The coordinator of each of the parties invites to participate in the work of the Commission, respectively, representatives of the All-Russian trade union associations, the All-Russian associations of employers and the federal agencies of the state Members of the Commission, as well as scholars and specialists, representatives of other organizations. Article 8. Member of the Commission 1. The rights and duties of a member of the Commission shall be determined by the rules of procedure of the Commission. A member of the Commission is entitled to become familiar with the relevant legal acts of the Russian Federation, international treaties of the Russian Federation, information and reference materials. 2. A member of the Commission shall be issued a member of the Commission for the duration of his or her term of office. The model of the said certificate shall be determined by the Government of the Russian Federation. Article 9. The work of the Commission The logistical and organizational support for the Commission's activities is carried out in accordance with the procedure established by the Government of the Russian Federation. Article 10. The entry into force of this Federal Law The present Federal Law shall enter into force on the date of its official publication. Article 11. To bring regulatory legal acts into line with this Federal Law President of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Russian Federation to bring their regulatory legal acts into conformity with the present Federal law within three months from the date of its entry into force. President of the Russian Federation B. Yeltsin Moscow, Kremlin 1 May 1999 N 92-FZ