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IndustriALL Global Union calls on the Government of Ukraine to speedily address the plight of coal mineworkers at state-owned enterprises Featured

General Secretary of the IndustriALL Global Union Valter Sanches sent the letter on wage arrears in the state-owned sector of the coal industry of Ukraine to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman. On behalf of the IndustriALL GU, he drew attention to the long protest of employees of the Mine 'Kurakhivska' of the SOE "Selydivugillya" and calls on the Government of Ukraine to speedily address the plight of coal mineworkers at state-owned enterprises.


 

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Trade union leader holding a hunger strike against unpaid wages Featured

Kyiv: On 18 September the Chairman of the Local Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine (NPGU) in Selidovo and Novogrodivka Viktor Trifonov has started a hunger strike in the office of the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine. He demands full repayment of wage arrears for miners of the SOE "Selidivugillia".
 
 
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Miners' protests brought the first results Featured

Miners of state-owned enterprises have been protesting in Kyiv since 5 July. First of all, they demand to overcome the problem of non-payment of wages, to adopt the effective program for the development of coal mining for 10 years and to adopt a draft law #8362. The miners also demand to return to the state property the coal seams of the mine "Kotlyarevska" and "Mine 1/3 Novogrodivska" of the SOE "Selidivvugillya". Last night miners spent near the building of the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine. Today morning they continued their protest.


 

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