Trade unions in Armenia

Trade unions in Armenia

International Labour Organization

Armenia is a member of the ILO

Convention ratification
Freedom of Association2 January 2006
Right to Organise12 November 2003

Trade unions in Armenia are afforded the right to organized by the Armenian Constitution. The primary trade union centre is the Confederation of Trade Unions of Armenia (CTUA), which is the reconstituted remains of the former Soviet trade union structure.

Unions which are involved in state run enterprises still benefit from check-off dues, but organization and strike action in the private sector is more subdued, in part because of a lack of protection against reprisals.[1]


  1. ICTUR et al.,, ed. (2005). Trade Unions of the World (6th ed.). London, UK: John Harper Publishing. ISBN 0-9543811-5-7.

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