The last, fifth workshop for trade union representatives under the project “Strengthening the Role of Trade Unions in BiH to Combat Discrimination against Workers”, was held on December 11 and 12, 2015 in Sarajevo.
The workshop was attended by 20 representatives from 16 trade unions, 10 women and 10 men.
The workshop was organized by the Association for Democratic Initiatives (ADI) Sarajevo with the technical support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in collaboration with: Mediacentar Sarajevo, Center for Social Research Analitika, Rights for All and Vaša prava BiH. The workshop was attended by representatives of trade unions – trade unions’ legal services, persons who most often get contacted by workers for advice within the union.
The topics of the first day of the workshop were: discrimination, anti-discrimination procedures, collective redress, third-party involvement and victimization, the role of the Ombudsperson and internal anti-discrimination procedures, led by Midhat Izmirlija. On the second day, Mehmed Hadžić introduced the participants to the sources of labor legislation and anti-discrimination provisions, anti-discrimination provisions in labor legislation, labor disputes, non-discrimination and mobbing. In order to bring mobbing closer to the participants as a new category and legislative practice, Ahmet Salčin from Vaša prava BiH presented two cases of reported mobbing, which he represented in court.