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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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Trade Unions have united to protect the interests of employees of the PJSC "ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih" Featured

On March 27, the Conference of the labor collective of the PJSC "ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih" that was announced at a rally organized by nine trade-union organizations on 14 March was held in Kryviy Rih. At the Conference, the representatives of the labor collective of the PJSC "ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih" made requirements to the Chairman and CEO of steel group "ArcelorMittaland" Lakshmi Mittal and to the CEO of PJSC "ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih" Paramjit Kahlon.


 

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The miners of the mine "Rodynska" stopped work and demand salary payments Featured

Today morning the mine "Rodynska" of the State Enterprise "Mirnogradvugillya" stopped work. The chairman of the local organization of the Independent trade union of miners of Ukraine in Myrnohrad and Pokrovsky district (Donetsk region) Oleksandr Abramov informed that the miners of the first shift declared that they wouldn’t start work, meanwhile, the miners of the fourth shift were staying underground.


 

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Protests of miners of SE "Selidivvugillya" are continuing Featured

On 16 February, in the evening the Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Kistion has reported, 365 million UAH was transferred to treasury account of state coal enterprises for paying salaries to miners. Particularly, 90, 8 million UAH was allocated to pay salaries for miners SE “Selidivvugillya", who has been protested for three days. But it’s not enough for paying all salary arrears. For the last information, the overall wage debt owed to state coal enterprise employees amounted to 504 million UAH.
At the same time, miners of the State Enterprise "Selidivvugillya" didn’t stop their protests.

 


 

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Miners of the four mines of the SE 'Selidivvugillya' stopped working and blocked the road in Donetsk region Featured

This morning, a protest rally took place near the administrative building of the SE "Selidivvugillya" (Donetsk region). Miners and members of their families demanded to pay the salaries owed to the miners. The miner salaries are approximately 213 million UAH. At some mines of the SE "Selidivugillya” miners didn’t get their paid salaries for work in 2015, 2016, 2017 years. The leaders of the Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine (NPGU) informed about this situation.
The general debt in all coal industry is 945 million UAH and it is more than two monthly wage funds. 
 
 
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The court closed the case of the protest of 94 workers of uranium mine “Ingulska” without considering Featured

On 9 February, the Court hearings in the case of the protest of 94 workers of uranium mine “Ingulska” was held in Kropyvnytskyi. As it was informed before, 94 miners from uranium mine "Ingulska" of the State Enterprise "Eastern Mining and Processing Plant"" (Kirovohrad region), who were fighting for salary raise, got sued by administration of enterprise. In this way, the administration of the company reacted to the protest action that was recently held in the mine, when miners decided to stay underground after work. The management considered this as a strike.




 

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The second court hearings on the case of the protest of 94 miners from mine "Ingulska" has started Featured

As it was informed before, 94 miners from uranium mine "Ingulska" of the State Enterprise "Eastern Mining and Processing Plant" (Kirovohrad region), who were fighting for salary raise,  got sued by administration of enterprise. In this way, the administration of the company reacted to the protest action that was recently held in the mine, when miners decided to stay underground after work. The management considered this as a strike. The second inaugural meeting of the Court has started this morning in Kropyvnytskyi.


 

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94 miners are on trial for an underground protest (UPDATED) Featured

94 miners from uranium mine "Ingulska" (Kirovohrad region), who were fighting for salary raise,  got a sued by administration of enterprise. In this way, the administration of the company reacted to the protest action that was recently held in the mine, when miners decided to stay underground after work. The management considered this as a strike. The inaugural meeting of the Court has started this morning in Kropyvnytskyi.


 

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Miners of mine ‘Rodynska’ are ready to start a hunger strike underground if wage arrears aren't be paid Featured

As it was informed earlier, on October 30, after 8 p.m., the miners of the second shift in the mine "Rodinska" of the State Enterprise "Myrnogradvugillya" (Donetsk region) decided to stay underground after work. They demanded salary payment.  Then miners of the third and fourth shifts joined this underground action. Today 14 miners are still staying 400 meters underground and demanding salary payment. 


 

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