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High Council of Justice of Georgia

High Council of Justice of Georgia

High School of Justice of Georgia

High School of Justice of Georgia

Disciplinary Committee of Judges of Common Courts of Georgia

Disciplinary Committee of Judges of Common Courts of Georgia

Georgian Bar Association

Georgian Bar Association

Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary

Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary

National Center for Commercial Law

National Center for Commercial Law

National Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution

National Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution

Arbitration Initiative Georgia

Arbitration Initiative Georgia

GTUC Organizes Presentation of Recommendations to Improve the Public Service Law

02 April 2019 GTUC Organizes Presentation of Recommendations to Improve the Public Service Law

On March 29, Georgian Trade Unions’ Confederation (GTUC), under the USAID/PROLoG-funded project “Strategic litigation and awareness raising campaign for women to ensure access to justice in labor relations,” presented recommendations on the challenges of the implementation of amendments in the Public Service Law, with a special focus on women’s labor rights. Several speakers: Irakli Petriashvili, President of Georgian Trade Union Confederation, Dimitri Tskitishvili, member of the Gender Equality Council of the Parliament of Georgia, Tamila Barkalaia, Deputy Minister of the Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Labor, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia, Elguja Meladze, President of Georgian Employers Association and Brian LeDuc, USAID/PROLoG Deputy Chief of Party delivered opening remarks.

The recommendations mostly covered issues related to women’s rights in public service, and conflicting regulations that remain as a challenge. Members of the Parliament and Government of Georgia, Public Defender’s Office, Georgian young Lawyers’ Association, Transparency International and other national and international nongovernmental organizations took part in the meeting. Positive challenges in the law on Public service have been highlighted during the meeting, in addition to the remaining challenges and gaps in the legislation that still need to be addressed. 

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