Leaders of Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia (LBAS) – President Egils Baldzens and his Vice Presidents Irena Liepina and Aleksandrs Muhlinkins – visited the Prime Minister of Latvia Maris Kucinskis on the 04th of January 2017.
On October 5, 2016 in ‘Cēsu alus’, Cesis Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia (LBAS) with cooperation of Friedrich Ebert Foundation organized the regional discussion ‘Role and challenges of trade unions in promoting qualitative workplaces’.
Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia (LBAS) supports the call by its affiliated union – the Latvian Health and Social Care Employees Trade Union (LVSADA) to organise a protest action on the 29th of September 2016 at 11.00 in front of the Parliament Building (the Saeima) in Riga.
On the 19th of April Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia (LBAS) at its Steering Committee meeting took a unanimous decision: to hold people’s meeting-manifestation "Decent Work for Healthy and Educated People in Latvia". The manifestation will take place on the 1st of May at 11.00 in Riga, Dome Square.
According to the European Commission Country Report Latvia 2016 despite improving employment numbers a relatively large proportion of young people enters the labour market without necessary professional qualifications (i.e. with only basic or general secondary education).