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Labor Reform Adopted – with Strong Inspection and Weak Labor Standards

On September 29, the Parliament of Georgia finally adopted adopted a package of sweeping amendments to the country’s labor laws, in the bill’s third hearing. While we unequivocally welcome the improved guarantees for labor rights envisaged by the reforms, the...

Georgia Fair Labor Platform: Labor inspection reform delayed

The adoption of legislation to reform Georgia’s Labor Conditions Inspectorate has been halted for unclear reasons. The Fair Labor Platform calls on the Parliament of Georgia to timely renew debate on the legislation and to ensure its adoption. --- The Parliament of...

Labor Reform Under Threat

To: Ambassador of the European Union to Georgia Mr. Carl Hartzell To: United States Ambassador to Georgia Ms. Kelly C. Degnan To: Senior Human Rights Adviser for the South Caucasus (Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights) Mr. Vladimir...