Category FPU

UKRAINIAN MINERS: BRIEFING ON THE CURRENT SITUATION IN PARLIAMENT

The Ukraine Solidarity Campaign held a successful briefing on the current situation in Ukraine in Parliament on Tuesday 24th October hosted by Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell.

Ukrainian Unions Anti-Austerity Protests

The Ukrainian trade unions have held a major protest in Kyiv today (6th July) against austerity. We received the following report from ‘Labour Initiative’ and also the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine. The march was held to highlight austerity measures that disproportionately hurt low and middle-income families. Following International Monetary Fund demands Ukraine has […]

STUDENTS DEFENDING THEIR RIGHTS

Ukrainian Youth Warning Action On 7th April n Kyiv, thousands of students participated in the All-Ukrainian Youth Warning Protest Action.   The Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine reports. At 11.00, an All-Ukrainian Protest Action for decent future of Ukrainian students will be held in Taras Shevchenko Park, Kyiv. It started with a rally in […]

Resolutions of the Congress of the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine

  Draft Resolutions of the of the 7th Congress of the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine YOUTH ARE THE FUTURE OF TRADE UNIONS In modern conditions the problems of the youth occupy important place as the youth plays a leading role in the civil society and in trade union in particular. Youth’s values and priorities determine […]

Ukrainian Education Union Protest Cuts

The Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine F education trade union affiliates have written an open letter to the President of Ukraine and others protesting at the cuts in education.   Dear Mr President, Dear Mr Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, Dear Mr Prime Minister We are writing to you in connection with the catastrophic situation […]

EMERGENCY CONGRESS OF UKRAINE’S MINERS CALLED TO PREPARE NEXT STEPs

The Ukrainian miners struggle is developing rapidly – with an unprecedented Ukrainian Coal Miners’ Congress which will be held 21-22 April 2015, jointly organised by the Confederation of the Free Trade Unions of Ukraine (KVPU), and the Trade Union of Coal-Mining Industry (PRUP). On April 7th a joint meeting of the organising committee of the […]

The trade unions in Ukraine need support for independence and democracy – interview with Vasyl Andreyev, president of Building workers Union

Interview conducted by the European Federation of Building and Wood Workers ( EFBWW ) Domenico Pesenti,  EFBWW President and Filca-Cisl General Secretary says: “We express our solidarity with the Ukrainian people and workers, and with the Ukrainian trade union movement especially the Construction and Building Materials Industry Workers’ Union of Ukraine PROFBUD, supporting its initiative for a […]