Complete text of the resolution of the conference of free
trade unions on the Labor Codex, held 3-4 March in Moscow.
Report of S. Baiborodova
sabocat, 6 February, 2001
of the participants of the conference of representatives of
the free trade unions
A conference of the representatives of the Free Trade Unions
took place on 3-4 March in Moscow, at the premises of the Federal Coordinating
Council of the Alliance of Trade Unions of Russia SOTSPROF, with the
participation of the Deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the
Russian Federation O.V. Shein,
of Russian Aviation Dispatchers Trade Unions.
Russian Trade Union of Locomotive Railway Teams.
Trade Union of Russian Light Industry.
of Russian Trade Unions SOTSPROF.
of Workers Trade Unions Zashchita Truda (Defense of Labor).
of Labor of Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad region.
Confederation of Labor.
Trade Union of AvtoBAS workers Edinstvo (Unity)
The resolution was accepted:
make this Conference permanent for work on preparation of O.V. Sheins
Trade Union Draft of the Labor Codex (tr: fundamental Russian law governing
labor and unions) of and on organizing the campaign to support it.
continue the most extended promotion and discussion of the amendments as
participants of the Conference, as well as in the organizations which are
represented by participants in the Conference.
direct the members of the working group to distribute the draft Labor
Codex to the participants of the
Conference, and to publish it, with an explanatory memorandum in
brochures, in the Labor press, and on the Internet.
direct the secretary of the Alliance of Workers Trade Unions Defense of
Labor, S.Yu. Baiborodova to implement the distribution by electronic mail
of O.V. Sheins proposed amendments to the Labor Codex to the participants
of the Conference. To create
forums on the sites of Defense of Labor and SOTSPROF for discussion of
the draft Labor Codex and amendments to it. The address for submission of amendments is email@example.com. The address of the site of the Multiregional
Alliance of Workers Trade Unions Defense of Labor is http://www.geocities.com/CapitolHill/Senate/4580/zashchita.html. The address of the SOTSPROF site is
consider it expedient to take part in the sessions of the Russian
Committee of Workers, which will take place 17 18 March 2001 in Nizhni
hold regular meetings of the participants of the Conference until the
introduction of the Trade Union draft of the Labor Codex to the Duma by
the participants of the Conference to begin an informational campaign with
the organizations for the advancement of the Trade Union Draft of the
Labor Codex of O.V. Shein (publication of brochures, newspapers,
publications in the mass media, round tables, etc.)
the participants of the Conference to utilize international connections
with organizations recommended by them for the development of an
international campaign of support for O.V. Sheins Trade Union draft of
the Labor Codex in the Duma, immediately after its introduction to the
Duma, and in the period immediately following (letters to the Duma and
government, publication in foreign mass media, etc.)