Trade Unions call for their burnt HQ to be a Museum of the Euromaidan

The Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine (FPU) has called for the House of Trade Unions, which was burned by the Security Police during the Euromaidan protest on 20th February 2014 to become a permanent museum dedicated to the Revolution of Dignity.  Ukraine Solidarity Campaign published below a letter sent to us by the FPU … Continue reading Trade Unions call for their burnt HQ to be a Museum of the Euromaidan

THE UKRAINIAN LABOUR MOVEMENT IS GROWING AGAIN

Marko Bojcun Republished from Observer Ukraine The government and the employers now face growing labour unrest. The most common cause of labour disputes throughout 2014 was the widespread practice of employers to withhold wages from their workers for months on end. While wage arrears continue to grow, protests over this and other issues are now taking … Continue reading THE UKRAINIAN LABOUR MOVEMENT IS GROWING AGAIN

Federation of Unions of Ukraine Protest Latest Government Cuts

Published below a statement provided to us by the  Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine issued in protest at the latest round of cuts announced by the government.  Thank you to our friends at the Union of Coal Industry of Ukraine (PRUP) for providing this translation.                         Statement Of Federation Of Unions Of Ukraine           In Connection With The … Continue reading Federation of Unions of Ukraine Protest Latest Government Cuts

Part One: Federation of Trade Unions and the Crisis

Федерація профспілок Україниwww.fpsu.org.uaSTATEMENT ON ATTACK BY SEPARATISTS  TRADE UNIONS As it became known, leaders of the self-proclaimed ‘Lugansk People’s Republic’ decided to take control over the Federation of Trade Unions of Luhansk Region (FPLO).At gunpoint members of the FPLO Presidium are told to convene the meeting of the FPLO, disaffiliate with the Federation of Trade Unions of … Continue reading Part One: Federation of Trade Unions and the Crisis