20. 03. 2023.
On March 6, 2023, through the Republic Agency for Peaceful Resolution of Labor Disputes, a joint Recommendation was signed on the way to resolve a collective labor dispute regarding the application of the Special Collective Agreement for employees in primary and secondary schools and student dormitories.
The procedure before the Agency was initiated by the Independent Union of Vojvodina Educational Professionals, and the other party in the dispute, the Ministry of Education, agreed that the case should be resolved peacefully.
At the first hearing, the acting conciliator, in accordance with the law, set up the Conciliation Committee which included representatives of the parties to the dispute and the acting conciliator. After two hearings, the representatives of the parties to the dispute agreed on the way to resolve all disputed issues. The members of the Conciliation Committee agreed on the final text of the Recommendation, and, in accordance with the law, voted for it unanimously.
Representatives of social partners, trade unions and the ministry contributed to the peaceful resolution of labor disputes and demonstrated the benefits of social dialogue between employees and employers, deciding on the procedure for the peaceful resolution of collective labor disputes, and in accordance with the recommendation of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, that these disputes should be resolved through institutional mechanisms.