Reforming Trade Unions in The Republic of Kazakhstan


  • N.V. Gileva
  • S.Zh. Aidarbayev
  • D.Q. Zhekenov


trade union, industrial union, local trade union, worker representatives, social-labour relationships, collective labour agreement, employer.


The article deals with the trade unions reforming issues in the Republic of Kazakhstan which involve protection of labour and employment rights, and settlement of labour disputes arising between an employer and a worker when bargaining collectively. The author gives a juristic commentary on the enacted Trade Unions Law and offers amendments with the purpose of facilitating a dialogue between an employer and worker representative.Although the Trade Unions Law was enacted fairly recently, serious shortcomings have already revealed themselves in the course of assessment, which is the reason for this article to be published.