Sixth meeting of BRICS Ministers of labour and employment
The next BRICS labour and employment ministers' meeting (LEMM) in 2020 will be held through videoconference. This is stated in a letter from the Minister of labour and social protection of the Russian Federation Mr. Anton Kotyakov to the FNPR president Mr. Mikhail Shmakov. The Minister invites trade unions to take part in the meeting and give a welcome speech.
LEMM will focus on three key topics:
- approaches to fostering a safe work culture in BRICS countries;
- reducing poverty through social and economic transformation;
- the future of work in digital economy.
BRICS Ministers of labour and employment also look forward to the participation of representatives of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, the International Labour Organisation and the International Social Security Association.
Trade unions delegates consultation. 3rd Annual Meeting of BRICS Labour and Employment Ministers in Chongqing
Delegates of national trade union centres from all BRICS countries were given an opportunity to express their views on the issues on LEMM agenda and to engage in open exchange with the ministers and employer representatives.
Representatives of national trade union centres from Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa discussed topical issues of cooperation within BRICS during the international trade union workshop held on November 14-15, 2016 in Johannesburg (South Africa).
Trade unions delegates consultation on the fields of BRICS labor and employment ministers' Meeting. New Delhi, September 2016.
On September 26-27, 2016 the 2nd BRICS Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting took place in New Delhi with a meeting of BRICS trade union representatives held on its sidelines.