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Working group develops proposals on labour protection

3 May, 2023As part of IndustriALL's days of action the Eastern Europe and Central Asia regional office held a health and safety workshop with three Armenian affiliates, celebrating 28 April which is International Workers' Memorial Day.

Health and safety in Armenia

13 September, 2022Although Armenia ratified ILO Convention 176 on safety and health in mines in 1998, there is still several pending issues. On 9-11 September, IndustriALL and the ILO held a health and safety workshop for the Trade Union of Miners, Metallurgists and Jewellers of Armenia, attended by representatives from the country’s labour inspectorate and directors from big mining and metallurgical companies.

Unions in Armenia discuss a Just Transition in the energy sector

12 April, 2022Armenia is phasing out fossil fuels and planning to construct solar power plants, which creates new jobs and opens organizing opportunities for unions. With the support of Danish union 3F, IndustriALL held a workshop to highlight the role of unions in a Just Transition in Yerevan, Armenia, on 31 March.

CIS unions demand improved health and safety in mines

25 May, 2021When 60 participants from ten mining unions in seven CIS countries met on 20 May, the need for ratification and proper implementation of ILO Convention 176 on health and safety in mines was discussed.

Union wins wage increase for workers in Armenia

29 April, 2021Strikes at two mining companies in Armenia have resulted in wage increase and improved health and safety.

Unions unite to defend workers’ rights

4 October, 2018Over 80 delegates representing 40 IndustriALL affiliates from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) met on 1 - 3 October in Baku, Azerbaijan, to discuss effective trade union response against the challenges in the regions.

Interview with Iranian trade unionist Maziyar Gilaninejhad

26 February, 2018Kemal Özkan of IndustriALL interviews Maziyar Gilaninejhad, president of the Union of Metalworkers and Mechanics of Iran in Yerevan, October 2017

Unions gather for a regional meeting in Armenia

5 October, 2017A sub-regional meeting of IndustriALL Global Union affiliates in Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries was held in Yerevan, Armenia, on 2-3 October.


8 October, 2015IndustriALL affilaites organized rally in Armenia

Eastern European affiliates meet to build strength in steel and mining

15 June, 2015IndustriALL Global Union affiliates from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Ukraine met in Batumi, Georgia on 4 and 5 June to discuss strategies to strengthen collective bargaining in the steel and mining industries.