LDDK, the Cabinet of Ministers and Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia sign an agreement on the increase of NTCC (National Tripartite Cooperation Council) status. Starting from 2006 NTCC will operate under the supervision of Prime Minister of Latvia and three new subcouncils of NTCC will start their work – Subcouncil of Environmental Protection, Tripartite Cooperation Subcouncil of Regional Development and Tripartite Cooperation Subcouncil of Transport, Communications and Information Technologies.
LDDK and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia sign agreement on cooperation with the aim to enhance the representation of social, economic and business interests of Latvia abroad.
LDDK obtains the status of Observer at the Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC) to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The status of Observer provides the opportunities to cooperate with the business organizations of the most developed countries and to contribute to the development of OECD policy.
Technology and Economy Partnership Council commences its work. It develops a cooperation model for employers of LDDK and researchers, and submits an Appeals to the Government concerning the enhancement the introduction of innovations in Latvia.
LDDK becomes a focal point of United Nations Organization’s (UNO) Global Compact in Latvia.
LDDK obtains the status of Observer to the Union of Industrial and Employers’ Confederations of Europe (UNICE).
LDDK signs a Tripartite Agreement with the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Latvia and Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia on socioeconomic partnership and further development of tripartite consultations.
The representatives of LDDK commence their work at the institutions at European Union level.
LDDK joins in popularization of the United Nations (UNO) Global Compact.
Cabinet Of Ministers establishes rules of order determining that that all issues concerning employers’ interests have to be agreed upon with National Tripartite Cooperation Council, where LDDK is one of the parties.
Law on Employers’ Organizations and Their Associations is adopted, thereby strengthening LDDK’s status as the largest employers’ organization in negotiations with government and trade unions.
„General Agreement on social partnership principles” is signed between Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia and Employers’ Confederation of Latvia.
LDDK becomes a member of the International Organization of Employers (IOE).
International Labour Organization Convention No. 144 concerning tripartite consultations is ratified by the Saeima.
Employers’ Confederation (registered on September 3, 1993) is established by a merger between the Latvian Employers’ Central Association and Latvian Private Entrepreneurs’ (Employers) Union. Its aim is to represent Latvian employers at national and international level, as well as during negotiations with trade unions.
The Cabinet of Ministers accepts the Concept Paper on the basic principles and necessity of establishing a tripartite cooperation in Latvia, as well as an Appeal to employers and employees’ organizations of Latvia.
The Tripartite Advisory Council of Employers, State and Trade Unions commence its work.