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Trade union demands justice for railways workers (UPDATED) Featured

On 19th March members of the Free Trade Union of Railway workers of Ukraine (VPZU) picketed the central office of the PJSC "Ukrzaliznytsia" (Ukrainian railways). The VPZU demanded to raise wages, improve medical services, restore social and pension guarantees, and do not cut jobs. Also, trade unionists required efficient social dialogue. After the protest action, the negotiation between trade union representatives and management have been launched.


 

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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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