Trade unions confederation elects new president

THE TRADE Unions Confederation (KOZ) elected Miroslav Gazdík as its new president in a secret ballot on October 18. Gazdík, the current mineworkers' trade union chairman, will take up his post on December 1.

He received 86 out of 96 votes at the KOZ congress; eight delegates voted against the candidate. Gazdík ran unchallenged in the election.

Current KOZ President Ivan Saktor officially resigned and will leave the top KOZ post on November 30.

As the new leader of Slovakia’s trade unions, Gazdík plans to fight for the completion of changes to the Slovak Labour Code and for laws on collective bargaining, security and on-the-job safety.

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