Training for Journalists on Right to Safe Working Environment

On October 4, 2017, the Public Defender of Georgia held training for journalists within the framework of the campaign Safe Labour, the theme of which was: "Right to Safe Working Environment". The event was opened by Public Defender Ucha Nanuashvili.

First Deputy Public Defender Natia Katsitadze spoke about the right to safe and healthy working environment, the authority of supervisory bodies and the issue of responsibility in case of a death or injury of an employee while fulfilling his/her duties.

Tatuli Todua, Head of the Department of Civil, Political, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of the Public Defender's Office, spoke about the deficiencies in the bill on labour safety, Georgia's obligations under the Association Agreement and the standards of the International Labour Organization (ILO).

Ketevan Shubashvili, Head of the Department of Equality of the Public Defender's Office, reviewed the cases of discrimination in the pre-contractual and labour relations (job announcements, harassment/sexual harassment, discrimination against pregnant women), as well as discrimination on grounds of different opinion.

Participants of the training got actively engaged in the discussion and spoke about the specific issues of the training, as well as the ways of solving specific problems.

The training was funded by the EU project "Fight against All Forms of Discrimination in Georgia".

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სახალხო დამცველმა ჟურნალისტებისთვის შრომის უსაფრთხოების საკითხზე ტრენინგი გამართა 4.10.17 Training for Journalists on Right to Safe Working Environment

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