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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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