Union of State, Local Government and Public Service Employees (USLGPSEA) organized May 1 Labour Day rally in Yerevan, demanding democratic social dialogue, fair taxation, decent pay, increase in public investments, improvement of public services, raise in civil service base payment and social packages for municipal servants.
The president of USLGPSEA, Anahit Asatryan addressed the demonstration participants, referring to the Labour Day, and the issues of employees. She re-instated that united and thorough efforts will finally lead to the improvement of workers’ rights and decent work. She stressed the importance of building democracy in the country because it is the only way to make workers’ voices heard and workers participate in decision-making.
The president of the Confederation of Trade Unions of Armenia, Elen Manaseryan also joined the demonstration and addressed the unionists.