Ukrainians are living in a unique era. The ‘Euromaidan’ demonstrations in 2014 did not lead to any social reforms and did not overthrow any oligarchs except for former president Viktor Yanukovich. Neo-liberalism continues despite its failure to improve standards of living.
Ukraine Solidarity Campaign has reported on the threat to trade union rights by the new Labour Code of Ukraine. Meanwhile workers of Ukraine are in an even worse situation in the occupied territory of the ‘Luhansk Peoples Republic’ in East Ukraine. Previously independent trade unions were banned by the authorities in Luhansk. Leading trade union … Continue reading REGIME ATTACKS WORKERS RIGHTS IN LUHANSK
The Ukraine Solidarity Campaign continues with our previous report on the banning of the Independent Trade Union of Miners (NPG) by the forces who control the self-proclaimed ‘Luhansk Peoples Republic’. This is a serious attack on trade union freedom in this area of Ukraine. We publish below in full the latest report from the NPG … Continue reading MINERS UNION ON THE ATTACK ON TRADE UNION FREEDOM IN LUHANSK
Independent trade unions are now banned in the so-called Luhansk Peoples Republic’ – the Order was issued on 20th January2015 by the Minster of Justice A.V. Shubin entitled: “Concerning the Ban for Registration of Independent Trade Unions on the Territory of the People’s Republic of Luhansk Peoples Republic”. The order has become fully apparent as … Continue reading UNIONS BANNED BY PRO-RUSSIAN SEPARATISTS IN LUHANSK