Tamara M. Petochenko, PhD (Candidate of Sciences) in Law

Tamara M. PetochenkoAssociate Professor at the Department of Civil Procedure and Labour Law
Born on September 8-th, 1966.

In 1988 graduated from Law Faculty of Belarusian State University with honors.
In 1993 did a Post Graduations Course in the Institute of Philosophy and Law, Academy of Sciences of the BSSR.

Before joining Law Department BSU, she worked as lawyer of the Minsk City Bar Association;Since 1998 – associate professor of civil procedure and labor law at BSU.

In 1995 successfully defended at the Institute of Philosophy and Law, Academy of Sciences of Belarus thesis "Problems of the legal status of women in relation to motherhood in labor law".
She is a member of working group to prepare a draft of the Law "On Amendments to Laws of the Republic of Belarus on the regulation of labor relations" (2010-2011 years).

The reseach interests are: Functions and principles of labor law; peculiarities of legal regulation of certain categories of workers, including women and workers with family responsibilities, the problems of conciliation procedures in considering and resolving labor disputes.

She lectures on labor law
Scientific achievements are contained in over 90 scientific papers.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
– Basic tendencies of labour law legislation development in the Republic of Belarus regarding the regulation labour of women and workers having family duties.(Основные тенденции развития трудового законодательства Республики Беларусь в части регулирования труда женщин и работников, имеющих семейные обязанности) // Право в современном белорусском обществе: Сборник научных трудов. Выпуск 5. – Минск: Право и экономика, 2010. – C. 459-466.

The article is devoted to the issue of development of labor law of the Republic of Belarus regarding the regulation of women labour and labour of the workers having family duties. The author makes suggestions on the improvement of the labour legislation, directed at adjustment of the type of privileges and guarantees given to mothers in the view of their interests and economic feasibility; at expansion of privileges and guarantees given to workers having family duties (including fathers, tutors, trustees, etc.).

– Labour law functions and principles in the republic of Belarus: general description and types ( Функции и принципы трудового права Республики Беларусь: общая характеристика и виды )// Современные проблемы правоведения: Сборник научных трудов. Выпуск 1. – Минск: Интегралполиграф, 2011. – С. 186-201.
The article is devoted to the ideas, criteria classification, types of functions and principles of labour law. The author suggests a general description of functions and principles of labour law of the Republic of Belarus.

Prospects for expansion of conciliation procedures for labor disputes resolution in the Republic of Belarus.( Перспективы расширения применения примирительных процедур при разрешении трудовых споров в Республике Беларусь )// Право в современном белорусском обществе: Сборник научных трудов. Выпуск 6. – Минск: Право и экономика, 2011. – C. 430-436.

In the article some peculiarities of the preliminary procedures on conciliation in labor disputes resolution are examined. The author makes a suggestion on improvement of labour law of the Republic of Belarus by expanding the usage of conciliation procedures.