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 Act of the Russian Tripartite Commission on regulation of socio-labour relations adopted by the State Duma April 2, 1999 years this federal law defines the legal framework for the formation and activities of the Russian Tripartite Commission on regulation of socio-labour relations (hereinafter referred to as the Commission).
Article 1. Composition and legal basis of the Commission 1. The Commission consists of representatives of the all-Russian Association of trade unions, the all-Russian employers ' associations, the Government of the Russian Federation which form a relevant part of the Commission (hereinafter referred to as the parties).
2. the legal basis of the Commission's activities shall be the Constitution of the Russian Federation, this federal law, other federal laws, other regulatory legal acts of the Russian Federation, international treaties of the Russian Federation.
Article 2. Principles and procedure for the formation of the Commission 1. The Commission is based on the principles of: 1) voluntariness of the participation of Russian associations of trade unions and the all-Russian employers ' associations in the work of the Commission;
2) jurisdiction of the parties;
3) the autonomy and independence of each of the all-Russian Association of trade unions, each Russian employers ' Association, the Government of the Russian Federation in determining the make-up of its representatives to the Commission.
2. representation of Russian associations of trade unions, the all-Russian employers ' associations, the Government of the Russian Federation as one of the parties the Commission is defined by each of them independently in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation governing their activities, this federal law and the statutes of the respective associations.
Every Russian Association of trade unions, which promotes the duly registered, has the right to send one of its representative in the composition of the relevant part of the Commission.
In consultation with other members of their parties, the all-Russian employers ' associations can increase the number of its representatives to the Commission.
The all-Russian Association of trade unions shall have the right within the prescribed number of members of the party to increase the number of its representatives in the Commission in proportion to the number of merged their Union members.
3. adoption and replacement of representatives of Russian associations of trade unions and employers ' associations in all of the Commission shall be made in accordance with the decisions of the bodies of these associations, approval and replacement of representatives of the Government of the Russian Federation in accordance with the Decree (Decree) of the Government of the Russian Federation.
4. representatives of the parties are members of the Commission. The number of members of the Commission from each of the parties does not exceed 30 people.
5. the contentious issues concerning the representation of Russian associations of trade unions and the all-Russian employers ' associations in the Commission are resolved at the meetings between the representatives of these associations or in court.
Article 3. The main objectives and tasks of the Commission 1. The main objectives of the Commission are: regulation of socio-labour relations and harmonization of socio-economic interests of the parties.
2. The main objectives of the Commission are: 1) collective bargaining and the preparation of a draft general agreement between employers ' associations, trade unions, employers ' associations and the Government of the Russian Federation (hereinafter the master agreement);
2) promote contractual regulation of social and labour relations at the federal level;
3) holding consultations on issues related to the development of draft federal laws and other regulatory legal acts of the Russian Federation in the field of socio-labour relations, Federal programs in the sphere of labour, employment, labour migration, social security;
4) harmonizing the positions of the parties on the main directions of social policy;
5) consideration on the initiative of the parties to the issues arising from the implementation of the General Agreement;
6) dissemination of experience of social partnership, information branch (cross-sectoral), regional and other commissions on regulation of socio-labour relations on the activities of the Commission;
7) learning from international experience, participate in relevant foreign organizations in the field of socio-labour relations and social partnership, the holding of consultations within the framework of the Commission on issues related to the ratification and application of international labour standards.
Article 4. The Basic Law of the Commission 1. The Commission shall have the right to: 1) with the Federal State authorities in a consistent manner with them consultations on issues related to the development and implementation of socio-economic policies;

2) develop and make federal agencies in a consistent manner with them proposals for federal laws and other regulatory legal acts of the Russian Federation in the field of socio-labour relations;
3) reconcile the interests of Russian associations of trade unions, employers ' associations nationwide, federal executive authorities in the drafting of the agreement, the implementation of this agreement, the implementation of the outcome of the Commission;
4) collaborate with industry (cross-sectoral), regional and other commissions on regulation of socio-labour relations during the collective bargaining process and to prepare a draft general agreement and other agreements governing labor relations, implementation of these agreements;
5) request the executive authorities, employers and trade unions (or) information on concluded and agreements governing labor relations and collective agreements with a view to making recommendations to the Commission on the development of collective-contractual regulation of socio-labour relations, organizing the activities branch (cross-sectoral), regional and other commissions on regulation of socio-labour relations;
6) to monitor the implementation of its decisions;
7) to receive from the federal executive authorities in accordance with the procedure established by the Government of the Russian Federation order information on the socio-economic situation in the Russian Federation and constituent entities of the Russian Federation, necessary for the purpose of collective bargaining and to prepare a draft general agreement, the Organization of the monitoring of the implementation of the agreement, normative legal acts of the Russian Federation, as well as drafts of federal laws and other regulatory legal acts of the Russian Federation in the field of socio-labour relations;
8) adopt, in agreement with the Government of the Russian Federation participated in the preparation of the developed projects of federal laws and other regulatory legal acts of the Russian Federation in the field of social and labour relations, and by agreement with the committees and commissions of the Chambers of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, in its preliminary review of their bills and preparing them for consideration by the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation;
9) adopt, in agreement with employers associations, trade unions, employers ' associations and the Federal State authorities participate in specified associations and bodies meetings where issues related to the regulation of socio-labour relations;
10) invite to participate in its activities of representatives of Russian associations of trade unions, employers ' associations and the Russian federal authorities, not members of the Commission, as well as scientists and specialists, representatives of other organizations;
11) create working groups with the involvement of scientists and specialists;
12) take part in the all-Russian, inter-regional meetings, conferences, congresses, seminars on socio-labour relations and social partnership as agreed with the organizers of these activities order.
2. the Commission shall elaborate and approve the rules of the Russian Tripartite Commission on regulation of socio-labour relations (hereinafter referred to as Commission Regulation) defines the procedure for project preparation and conclusion of the agreement.
3. Implementation of Commission determined this federal law does not prevent rights-Russian associations of trade unions and the employers ' associations represented on the Commission, to exercise their rights in accordance with federal laws.
Article 5. Decision-making procedure of the Commission 1. The Commission's decision is adopted if all three parties voted.
2. Decision-making procedure each party is determined by the regulations of the Commission.
3. Members who disagree with the decision, have the right to demand the blacklisting of their dissenting opinion in the minutes of the meeting of the Commission.
Article 6. Coordinator of the Commission 1. Coordinator of the Commission is appointed by the President of the Russian Federation. Coordinator of the Commission is not a member of the Commission.
2. the Coordinator of the Commission: 1) shall organise the activities of the Commission shall preside at its meetings;
2) approves the composition of the working groups;
3) assists in harmonizing the positions of the parties;
4) signs the Commission Regulation, work plans and decisions of the Commission;
5) manages the Secretariat of the Commission;
6) asks the executive authorities information on concluded and agreements governing labor relations and collective agreements with a view to making recommendations to the Commission on the development of collective-contractual regulation of socio-labour relations, organizing the activities branch (cross-sectoral), regional and other commissions on regulation of socio-labour relations;

7) invites you to participate in the work of the Commission, representatives of Russian associations of trade unions, employers ' associations and the Russian federal authorities, not members of the Commission, as well as scientists and specialists, representatives of other organizations;
8) in consultation with the employers ' associations, trade unions, employers ' associations and the Federal State authorities of the members of the Commission to attend specified associations and bodies meetings where issues related to the regulation of socio-labour relations;
9) holds within its competence in the period between the meetings of the Commission, consultations with the coordinators of the parties on matters requiring prompt action;
10) informed the President of the Russian Federation, federal authorities on the activities of the Commission;
11) informed the Commission of the measures taken by the President of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Russian Federation in the field of socio-labour relations.
3. the Coordinator of the Commission does not interfere in the activities of parties and does not participate in the voting.
Article 7. The focal points of the parties 1. The activities of each Party Coordinator organizes parties.
2. the coordinators of the parties representing Russian associations of trade unions and the all-Russian employers ' Association, elected by the specified 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 focal point of each party makes on behalf of the Coordinator of the Commission proposals on the draft plans of work of the Commission, agendas for its meetings, the personal composition of the representatives of the parties in working groups shall inform the Commission of changes to the personal staff of hand, organizes meetings of representatives of parties to clarify their positions on the issues put forward by the Commission.
5. the Coordinator of each of the parties may make on behalf of the Coordinator of the Commission a proposal on the holding of an extraordinary meeting of the Commission. In this case, the Coordinator of the Commission shall convene a meeting of the Commission for a period of two weeks from the date of receipt of the proposal.
6. each Party Coordinator invites to participate in the work of the Commission, respectively, representatives of the all-Russian Association of trade unions, employers ' associations and the Russian federal authorities, not members of the Commission, as well as scientists and specialists, representatives of other organizations.
Article 8. Member of the Commission 1. Rights and obligations of the members of the Commission are defined by the regulations of the Commission.
Member of the Commission shall have the right to acquaint themselves with the relevant normative legal acts of the Russian Federation, international treaties of the Russian Federation, information and reference materials.
2. The Member of the Commission for the duration of his term of Office is given the identity of the Member of the Commission. A sample of the specified identity is established by the Government of the Russian Federation.
Article 9. Support activities for the Commission, logistical and organizational support for the activities of the Commission 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 this federal law shall enter into force on the day of its official publication.
Article 11. Bringing of normative legal acts in accordance with this federal law to the President of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Russian Federation to bring its normative acts in compliance with this federal law within three months from the date of its entry into force.
Russian President Boris Yeltsin in Moscow, the Kremlin May 1, 1999 N 92-FZ