On October 15, 2020, the underground miners' protest at the public company "Kryvbaszalizrudkom"(KZRK) finished with the signing of an agreement. Miners' families and comrades in solidarity all over the world breathed a sigh of relief. However, the hopes to quickly solve the dispute turned out false — the KZRK administration took the protesters to court. … Continue reading UKRAINIAN MINERS VICTORY BLOCKED IN COURT BATTLE
In the Donetsk region, female employees of the coal mine ‘Kurakhivska’ of the state-owned enterprise "Selydivvugillya" are continuing their hunger strike against wage arrears.
SOCIAL PROTESTS AND REPRESSION IN SEPARATIST RUN DONBAS The news about social protests has reached Donbass, the region which is struggling to separate from Ukraine. The protests are directed against the policies of separatist government. The protesters suffered threats and violent repressions for their actions. On September 22, the people of Atratsit (Luhansk region) went out to the city central square, by the premises of the … Continue reading SEPARATISTS SHOOT WORKER PROTESTS IN DONBAS
The Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine (NPGU) is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Which is being marked by the launch of new history of their union. A key piece in the story of the union is the mass strike wave of miners in 25 years ago which gave birth to the NPGU. http://npgu.net/slajder/1025-my-pomnim-kak-vse-nachinalos.html"Twenty-five years … Continue reading REMEMBERING THE MINERS’ REVOLUTION
We are pleased to announce a major breakthrough in the struggle of the miners of Kryvyi Rih which has been a beacon of hope in crisis ridden Ukraine.After being ignored for months the miners of the Ukrainian industrial metropolis of Kryvyi Rih have had a breakthrough in their dispute with the corporate giant EVRAZ, securing … Continue reading Solidarity scores a victory in miners struggle with EVRAZ
Miners in Central Ukraine have launched a struggle against the “greed of Ukrainian and Russian oligarchs”, accusing them of being the main cause of the crisis gripping the country. They are demanding a doubling of their wages following a steep rise in the cost of living and asking workers in Britain for support against their London-headquartered … Continue reading Appeal of the Kryviy Rih Basin miners to the workers of Europe