In the meeting room the next plenary session of the Tatarstan Republican Committee of the Trade Union of Agricultural Workers of the Russian Federation was held with the participation of the First Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Tatarstan Nail Zalakov.
At the meeting, the results of the implementation of the Sector Agreement on the agro-industrial complex of the Republic of Tatarstan for 2019-2021 for the current year were summed up. During the meeting, Reskom members also considered the issues of the expected execution of the trade union budget for 2019 and the principles of its formation for 2020.
The main report was made by the chairman of the Tatarstan Republican Organization of the Trade Union of Workers of the Agro-Industrial Complex of the Russian Federation Farida Garifullina. She made a detailed analysis of the implementation of the republican agreement, focusing the participants on the problems of remuneration of workers in the industry, employment, labor protection and personnel policy.
Farida Garifullina also presented statistics on accidents and occupational diseases at enterprises.
During the discussion, members of the republican union committee drew special attention to wage targets, in terms of bringing the level of real wages in agriculture to 80% of the average wage in the republic, the share of the tariff rate (official salary) in wages at not less than 70%, as well as the norm of remuneration for work under shift. It was proposed to seek the adoption of additional measures to consolidate youth in the countryside, including ensuring decent wages and improving housing conditions.
Also, the director of Saturn-Ural LLC Zulfira Tukhvatullina, the chairman of the trade union of the Sabinsky district organization Gulnaz Nigametzyanova, the head of the department of investment policy and target programs of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Tatarstan Ildar Gafurov, the head of the department of science, education and innovative development of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Tatarstan Ruzalina Valullina FPRT Tatyana Vasilieva participated in the plenary session.
At the end of the plenary session, Farida Garifullina informed the trade union activists about the parliamentary hearings on the topic “Legislative aspects of social support and legal protection of agricultural workers”.
During the hearing, Nail Zalakov discussed with representatives of trade union organizations issues of the welfare of agricultural workers and conditions for creating a decent standard of living in rural areas, labor protection, training of professional personnel, and the integrated development of rural areas. “We have only one goal - the development of the agricultural sector of Tatarstan and the provision of decent wages at agricultural enterprises, which directly depends on the efficient work of the farms from the point of view of the economy,” the First Deputy Minister emphasized.