Miners start protest over unpaid wages in Donetsk region Featured

Today miners of the first shift of three mines of the State-owned Enterprise "Mirnogradvugillya" had stopped work and massively moved in the direction of the administrative building of their state-owned enterprise. The Chairman of the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine and the Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine Mykhaylo Volynets informed that in such way miners protest against the non-payment of wages.



The miners of the SE "Selidivvuhillya" protest over unpaid wages Featured

Today, the miners of the state enterprise "Selydivvuhillia" started the protest action against non-payment of wages. Also, workers have requested the authorities to take measures for changing the difficult situation of the state enterprise. Over the last month, miners of the SE "Selydivvuhillia" have held the different spontaneous protests, including refusals to work in the mines.



Trade unionists of the PJSC "ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih" held a night action after failure of the negotiations Featured

The activists of nine trade union organizations at the PJSC " ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih " last night spent in the office of this enterprise. They had to do it after the negotiations on the creation of a conciliation commission within the framework of a collective labor dispute were deadlocked.



Workers and trade unionists demanded decent work and decent pay on 1 May in Kryvyi Rih Featured

On 1 May workers and trade unionists took to the streets to celebrate the Labour Day and to demand respect labor rights, ensure occupational safety at workplace and salary raise in Kryvyi Rih. In particular, the representatives of the Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine (NPGU) was co-organizers of this peaceful demonstration in the center of n Kryvyi Rih. It was joined by the members of the local organization of NPGU of enterprises  'Sukha Balka', 'Kryvyi Rig  Iron Ore Combine'(KZRK), 'ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih', 'Northern Mining and Processing Plant' etc.



Female trade union activist was attacked in Kryvyi Rih Featured

On April 20 in Kryvyi Rih two unknown men attacked the technical inspector of the primary trade union of the Free Trade Union of Railway workers of Ukraine at the Municipal Enterprise "City Trolleybus" Ms. Svitlana Savchuk.  The Confederation of Free Trade Union of Ukraine is following the investigation of this incident closely.



240 miners trapped underground after the power outage Featured

On 2 April, structural subdivisions of the Regional Electric Networks, which are subordinated to the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine, had cut off the electricity supply at the mine "Girska" of the State Enterprise ‘Pervomaiskvugillya’ (Luhansk region). According to the Chairman of the Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine (NPGU)  Mykhailo Volynets, 240 miners are staying underground. Miners are moving to the shafts, where they can use ladders to get out onto the surface.


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