The Federation of Trade Unions of Macedonia in accordance with its statutory provisions provides free legal protection of workers' rights for its membership.
The trade union membership in SSM, receives free legal protection of their labour rights primarily through the activities of the Sector for Labor Relations, Legal Protection and Collective Bargaining in SSM and the respective trade unions where workers are members.
The activities for protection of the workers' rights are undertaken by the authorized legal representatives and the trade union representatives in 10 Regional trade union offices (Skopje, Bitola, Veles, Delchevo, Kavadarci, Kumanovo, Ohrid, Prilep, Tetovo, Stip) as well as in the Trade Union offices (in Resen, Sveti Nikole, Berovo, Vinica, Kocani, Gevgelija, Negotino, Kriva Palanka, Debar, Struga, Makedonski Brod, Gostivar, Kicevo, Strumica, Probistip, Radovish).
For easier access to free legal protection, all workers can send information and report abuses of their labour rights on the e-mail address of SSM: firstname.lastname@example.org.
With the direct legal assistance and protection of the labour rights of its membership during the COVID-19 pandemic, SSM once again proved its role as a representative union in the country who takes care and takes responsibility for exercising labour rights of all workers.
With the support of the Project: Strengthening Social Dialogue, funded by the European Union and implemented by the International Labor Organization, the Federation of Trade Unions of Macedonia has been providing technical equipment to the regional offices of SSM in the country.
The activity is being implemented within the campaign: LEGAL PROTECTION - SECURITY OF WORKERS' RIGHTS to raise awareness among workers and strengthen the capacity of SSM, with the support of the Project: Strengthening Social Dialogue, implemented by the International Labor Organization.