Richard Falbr

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Richard Falbr (2014)

Richard Falbr (born on 29 September 1940 in Chester) is a Czech politician and Member of the European Parliament with the Czech Social Democratic Party, part of the Socialist Group and sits on the European Parliament's Committee on Employment and Social Affairs.

He is a substitute for the Committee on Regional Development, a member of the Delegation for relations with the countries of Central America and a substitute for the Delegation for relations with Mercosur.

Education[edit]

  • 1969: Doctor of Jurisprudence (Law Faculty of Charles University, Prague

Career[edit]

  • 1959-1963: Foreign-language correspondent
  • 1963-1969: Language teacher
  • 1970-1989: Trade union lawyer
  • 1989-1990: Lawyer
  • 1990-1994: Vice-Chairman of the Czech and Slovak Confederation of Trade Unions
  • 1990-1998: Chairman of the Bohemian-Moravian Service Workers' Trade Union
  • 1991-1992: Vice-Chairman of ČSSD (Czech Social Democratic Party)
  • 1992-2002: Member of the administration of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
  • 1993-2002: Member of the Governing Body of the International Labour Organisation
  • 1994-2002: Chairman of the Bohemian-Moravian Confederation of Trade Unions
  • 1995-2002: Member of the administration of the Trade Union European Confederation
  • 1996-2004: Member of the Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic
  • 1996-2004: Senator
  • 1998-2002: Vice-Chairman of the Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic
  • 2002-2004: Member of the Committee on Mandate and Parliamentary Privilege of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic
  • 2002-2004: Member of the Standing Senate Commission on the Constitution of the Czech Republic
  • 2003-2004: Observer at the European Parliament

See also: European Parliament election, 2004 (Czech Republic)

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