UKRAINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN SUPPORTERS MEETING

Report back of delegation to Ukraine - Monday 5 September, 20:00 (London) UKRAINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN SUPPORTERS MEETING: Monday 5 September, 20:00 (London) Report back of delegation to Ukraineby Alena Ivanov and Christopher FordLatest situation in the countrywith speaker directly from Ukraine on current situation REGISTER HERE for the meeting. News and analysisNew Aid Delivery To … Continue reading UKRAINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN SUPPORTERS MEETING

Unions Strive to Keep Ukraine’s Mines Running, Protect Civilians and Appeal for Solidarity

Nataliya Levytska (left) Interview with Nataliya Levytska Deputy Chairperson of the NGPU (Independent Mineworkers Union of Ukraine), by Christopher Ford, Ukraine Solidarity Campaign.  This interview will be appear in the new book UKRAINE Voices of Resistance and Solidarity which will be published shortly. Thank you to Yuliya Ivanova for translation. Ukrainian trade union's demonstration - … Continue reading Unions Strive to Keep Ukraine’s Mines Running, Protect Civilians and Appeal for Solidarity

International Celebration of Ukraine’s Independence in Kyiv

A delegation from the Ukraine Solidarity Campaign  participated in an event hosted by Соціальний рух  (Social Movement) in Kyiv on 24 August. The event was chaired by Vitaliy Dudin of Social Movement and Speakers were:  Andriy Zdorov (Odesa) and Serhiy Hirík (Kyiv) historians of the Ukrainian socialist movement, and from the UK: Alena Ivanova of … Continue reading International Celebration of Ukraine’s Independence in Kyiv

REPORT FROM BORODYANKA, BUCHA AND IRPEN – BARBARISM OF THE RUSSIAN INVASION

A scene from Borodyanka (photo by Simon Weller) On 26 August 2022, a delegation from the Ukraine Solidarity Campaign was taken to Borodyanka, Bucha and Irpen, areas which are just north of Kyiv.   These places were under Russian occupation from when the invasion began on 24 February until early April. Following liberation, it became clear … Continue reading REPORT FROM BORODYANKA, BUCHA AND IRPEN – BARBARISM OF THE RUSSIAN INVASION

New Aid Delivery To Ukrainian Trade Unions

The Ukraine Solidarity Campaign is pleased to report that on 27 August, with the generous of assistance of John Abbey,  much needed aid was delivered to the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine (KVPU) in Kyiv. Present was Simon Weller, Assistant General Secretary of ASLEF,  Alena Ivanova of Another Europe is Possible and Christopher … Continue reading New Aid Delivery To Ukrainian Trade Unions

Ukraine: Support workers’ struggle for labour and union rights

TRADE UNION LEADERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD CALL FOR A VETO ON THE DRAFT LAW NO 5371 - The Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine initiated a worldwide campaign to sign a petition against introduction of the draft law No 5371. A petition to this effect has already been posted on the LabourStart website and … Continue reading Ukraine: Support workers’ struggle for labour and union rights

UNION AID: SUPPORT UKRAINE MINEWORKERS’ RESISTANCE

Help us raise funds to support Ukraine's miners' unions, supporting their members resisting the Russian invasion. Donate Here:  Union Aid Crowdfunder Ukraine's miners trade unions – the Independent Trade Union of Ukrainian Miners (NGPU) and the Trade Union of Coal Industry Workers of Ukraine (PRUP) – have made urgent appeals for aid to assist their … Continue reading UNION AID: SUPPORT UKRAINE MINEWORKERS’ RESISTANCE

UKRAINE MUST WIN: MODEL MOTION FOR LABOUR PARTY CONFERENCE

The 2022 Labour Party Annual Conference takes place in Liverpool from Sunday 25 to Wednesday 28 September.  Every CLP, trade union and other affiliated organisations are entitled to send delegates and motions to Annual Conference. The Ukraine Solidarity Campaign has produced a model motion which takes a clear position of solidarity with Ukraine and its’s … Continue reading UKRAINE MUST WIN: MODEL MOTION FOR LABOUR PARTY CONFERENCE

JOINT APPEAL BY UKRAINIAN TRADE UNIONS AGAINST ATTACK ON WORKERS RIGHTS

We publish below a joint appeal to President Zelensky by all the trade union federations of Ukraine in opposition to the  Law 5161 introducing “zero-hour” contracts and Law 5371 abolishing labour rights in Small and Medium Enterprises, which were approved in their second reading by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 19. These laws will abolish … Continue reading JOINT APPEAL BY UKRAINIAN TRADE UNIONS AGAINST ATTACK ON WORKERS RIGHTS