Effective Social Dialogue in the Context of Labour Income Policy - on the Road of Consensus

04.07.2017 - 12:13

Today, 04.07.2017, the Center for Human Resource Development and Regional Initiatives began a two-day seminar with international participation on "Effective Social Dialogue in the Context of Labour Income Policy - on the Road of Consensus".

Senior executives and experts from the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, other state institutions, government organizations, such as the Ministry of Finance, the National Social Security Institute, National Revenue Agency, National Institute of Statistics,  and other stakeholders are invited to participate in the event. Main lecturer of the seminar is Mr. Ivan Neykov - Chairman of the Board of Balkan Institute for Labour and Social Policy, which is currently working with the International Labour organization in compliance of Bulgarian legislation with requirements of Convention 131.

The participants in the event were welcomed by Deputy Minister Dr. Sultanka Petrova, who put emphasis on the forthcoming work on a reasonable dialogue in formation of an effective mechanism for setting a minimum wage.

Videoconference of the seminar is expected to include representatives of the European Commission, the Ministry of Social Affairs of the Republic of Croatia, and the state administration of the Republic of Romania to share experiences and good practices in the subject.

During the second day of the seminar, participants will have an opportunity to meet representatives of the Regional Council for Tripartite Cooperation in the town of Kyustendil, where will be continued the social dialogue to discuss approaches and techniques at different levels in forming labour income.