On November 18, 2015, the next VIII Plenary of Republican Committee of the Independent Trade Union of Azerbaijan Railwaymen was held.
Opening the plenum with the introduction speech, Chairman of Republican Committee of the Independent Trade Union of Railwaymen, Fazail Bagirov, spoke on the start of the new phase in the history of this organization by the appointment of Cavid Gurbanov as Chairman of the Closed Joint Stock Company "Azerbaijan Railways", large projects implemented in a short time, and talked about his collaboration of Chairman of Republican Committee of the Independent Trade Union of Railwaymen with leadership of CJSC.
Then, Samir Boyukzadeh, the head of the Organizational Department of the Committee, spoke on the issue of "The role of trade union in the protection of socio-economic interests and rights of workers" standing on the agenda of the Plenum VIII. He talked about the work done to protect the health of railwaymen, to ensure safety, to prevent injuries in production, to create healthy working and rest conditions for them, to organize labor protection, to solve socio-economic problems of railwaymen and to improve the living conditions and still existing problems.
At the end of the plenum, the draft resolution of the VIII Plenum was read on the issue "On the role of trade union in the protection of socio-economic interests and rights of workers".
Deputy Chairman of Azerbaijan Railways Closed Joint-Stock Company Iqbal Huseynov attended the plenary session.