National Tripartite Cooperation Council
National Tripartite Cooperation Council (NTCC) is an institution working at the national level of tripartite social dialogue, where the appointed representatives of the Government, the LDDK and the Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia (LBAS) collaborate as social partners.
The aim of the NTCC is to foster the cooperation of social partners at the national level and to ensure an integrated way of dealing with issues on socioeconomic development in compliance with the interests of the whole society, that would guarantee social stability, increase the level of well-being and economic growth in the country.
LDDK is actively involved in the work of National Tripartite Cooperation Council. It evaluates draft regulatory enactments and submits proposals concerning: taxes, EU structural funds, and other issues on things such as economics, finances, employment rights, social security, and social insurance.
As of 2006 the meetings of the NTCC are called and directed by the Prime Minister, and a secretariat of NTCC works as a structure within the State Chancellery. LDDK acting as a social partner has the right to initiate a meeting of the NTCC.
The interests of Employers at NTCC are represented by:
President of LDDK – Vitalijs Gavrilovs
Vice-presidents of LDDK
- Sanita Bajare – Finance Latvia Association
- Uldis Bikis – JSC “Latvijas Finieris”
- Aiva Viksna – LTD Lietišķās Informācijas dienests
- Ivars Strautiņš – LTD “Turība”
- Maris Kleinbergs – SJSC “Latvijas Dzelzceļš”
- Juris Binde – LTD „Latvijas Mobilais Telefons”.
Director General of LDDK – Liga Mengelsone