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In Kryvyi Rih miners from different enterprises fight for rising wages Featured

On 4 May in Kryvyi Rih miners from the Kryvyi Rih Irone Ore Combine (KZRK) have started the protest. The workers from night shift of mines  "Rodina", "Guardiiska", "Ternovskaya" and 10 miners from mine "Oktyabrskaya" didn’t rise to the surface. Later miners and independent trade unions of other enterprises also started fight for raising wages. 


 PHOTO: Miners and independent trade unions on a demonstrarion on 1 May in Kryviy Rih

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In Kryvyi Rih miners has started the protest underground Featured

In Kryvyi Rih miners from the Kryvyi Rih Iron Ore Combine (KZRK) have started the protest. The Head of the Independent trade Union of Miners of Ukraine  (NPGU) Mykhailo Volynets  informed, that the workers from night shift of mines  "Rodina", "Guardiiska", "Ternovskaya" and 10 miners from mine "Oktyabrskaya" didn’t rise to the surface. 


 

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The photo exhibition "For a decent and safe work” has opened in Kyiv Featured

On 26 April photo exhibition "For a decent and safe work” has opened at the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NSJU) in Kyiv. It’s dedicated to the World Day for Safety and Health at Work and the International Workers' Day. This photo exhibition is organized by the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine (KVPU) with its partner organizations NGO "Labor Initiatives” and  Kyiv organization the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine.


 

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Trolleybus depot workers ended the hunger strike Featured

February 9: Yesterday evening trolleybus drivers, who were holding the hunger strike, leaders of the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine and the Free Trade Union of Railway Workers Ukraine had negotiating  with representatives of the administration Kurynivske depots, ME "Kyivpastrans"  and the Department of Transport of Kyiv City State Administration. After reaching the consensus trolleybus drivers decided to stop their protest. But they told that they are wary of the promises which were given by administration. 


 

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7 trolleybus depot workers are on a hunger strike in Kyiv Featured

6 February: On 3 February  in Kyiv in the morning  three members of the primary trade union organization of the Free Trade Union of Railway Workers of  Ukraine  of Kurynivske trolleybus depot of Municipal Enterprise "Kyivpastrans" have started hunger strike (the head of independent trade union of  Kurynivska trolleybus depot KP "Kyivpastrans" Andrew  Samko and trade union activists Tatyana Oleynik, Natalia Pristinska). They demand to stop violation of labor rights and labor safety, illegal dismissal of three employees. The situation became exacerbated and other drivers, trade union and civic activists  joined the protest. For this moment seven trolleybus drivers are on hunger strike.


 

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Four trolleybus depot workers are still on a hunger strike in Kyiv Featured

6 February: On 3 February  in Kyiv in the morning  three members of the primary trade union organization of the Free Trade Union of Railway Workers of  Ukraine  of Kurynivske trolleybus depot of Municipal Enterprise "Kyivpastrans" have started hunger strike. They demand to stop violation of labor rights and labor safety, illegal dismissal of three employees. Currently four trolleybus drivers are on hunger strike: the head of independent trade union of  Kurynivska trolleybus depot KP "Kyivpastrans" Andrew  Samko and trade union activists Tatyana Oleynik, Natalia Pristinska, Andriy Troyan.


 

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Three trolleybus depot workers have started a hunger strike in Kyiv Featured

3 February: In Kyiv in the morning  three members of the primary trade union organization of the Free Trade Union of Railway Workers of  Ukraine  of Kurynivske trolleybus depot of Municipal Enterprise "Kyivpastrans" have started hunger strike. They demand to stop violation of labor right and illegal  dismissal of employees.


 

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