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The state of the rights of the protection of employees working in the RA state and private organizations is seriously concerning in terms of proper fulfillment of obligations undertaken by the RA in international agreements.
HCA Vanadzor applied to the head of the Inspectorate to assess the efficiency of the fulfillment of labor legislation requirements by employers. In response, it was stated that during 2017-2019, employers provided the inspectorate with 27 accidents’ service investigation materials, and 31 more materials were submitted as a result of administrative proceedings initiated based on information from other sources.
The Head of the Inspectorate underscored that current legal regulations do not ensure full submission of information about accidents and occupational diseases. Many cases remain undisclosed and the problems they entailed remain unsolved.
The number of violations recorded by the Inspectorate gives the realistic assessment of the situation that current legislative regulations do not envisage state oversight over compliance with labor legislation requirements.
Based on the aforementioned, it is necessary
HCA Vanadzor touched upon the restricted powers of the Inspectorate, as well as improper state oversight over compliance with legislative requirements that they entail, and presented recommendations.
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