LABA primarily represents employees of various enterprises and institutions of the Metropolitan government.

Ushakov cited the example of Scandinavian countries, where unions are very strong. If Latvia is committed to the standard of living of the Nordic countries, the trade unions, according to the mayor, should be strengthened.

The mayor of Riga stressed that the unions lead the correct, logical arguments on the issues of concern. As for the government of Marisa Kuchinskis (sacs), according to Ushakov, it's got potential, and he needs to be allowed to work".

The Union LABA today in the framework of the Latvian Union of free trade unions held in honor of may day procession from the dome square to the Vērmanes garden, which was attended by about 500 people.