A meeting was held in order to present benefits of peaceful settlement of labor disputes to union representatives

18. 11. 2022.

At the meeting entitled "Introduction of Benefits of Peaceful Resolution of Labor Disputes for Trade Union Representatives", which was held on November 18, 2022, the Republic Agency for Peaceful Settlement of Labor Disputes presented its work to the union representatives of all major unions with which the Agency cooperates.

The meeting was opened by Dr. Ivica Lazović, the Agency director, who thanked the attendees for recognizing the Agency as an institution they can turn to in order to exercise their rights, with the hope that these relations will intensify and that in the future an even greater number of labor disputes will be resolved before the Agency preferring it over the court. He pointed out the importance of informing trade union representatives about the services provided by the Agency and on that occasion pointed out that gatherings of this type should be held on an annual basis.

Dragana Andonovska, a senior adviser at the Agency, informed the audience about the history of the Agency, its competences and results of its work so far. Prominent conciliators and arbitrators of the Agency, prof. Dr. Živko Kulić and Dejana Spasojević Ivančić, spoke about examples from the practice of peaceful resolution of individual and collective labor disputes, pointing out the advantages of this concept and highlighting the obstacles they face in their work.

During the meeting, Certificates of Appreciation were presented to prominent representatives of trade union organizations who contributed to the recognition of the Agency as an institution before which labor disputes are resolved in a quick and efficient manner. Certificates of appreciation were presented to Rade Erceg, Violeta Gojković, Predrag Đurić, Dragomir Milošević and Radica Ilić.

At the end of the meeting, the participants had the opportunity to ask questions and participate in the discussion.