About RUEA

About RUEA

The Republican Union of Employers of Armenia (RUEA) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that represents the common interests of employers in Armenia. RUEA implements business promotion and socio-economic development programs, and it is the only official social partner in Armenia together with the Government of Armenia and the Confederation of Trade Unions of Armenia (CTUA).

RUEA was established in 2007 based on the Armenian laws on “Labour Code” and “Employers’ unions”, as well as the requirements of conventions of the International Labour Organization (ILO). 

  • 14112
    RUEA unites 14000 Armenian organizations, representing all economic sectors of Armenia. 
  • 20%
    RUEA members represent 20% of the total number of active legal entities in Armenia.
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    RUEA represents the interests of employers, implementing business promotion and socio-economic development programs since 2007.

Today, RUEA has 14112 member companies, representing about 20% of the businesses operating in Armenia in nearly all sectors of the Armenian economy. About 40% of total employees in the private sector are employed in RUEA members companies. RUEA unites 32 sectoral and territorial unions, which represent different sectors of the economy in all regions of Armenia.

Mission, Vision
Promoting continual improvement of business environment, protecting interests of the business community and employers driving towards economic growth and prosperity.
Become the universal voice of employers - the most influential organization in Armenia representing economic, labour and social issues to foster sustainable and competitive entrepreneurship development and decent work creation.