Interview with Pavlo Holota of the Independent Union of Mineworkers Pavlo Holota is a leading activist of the NGPU (Independent Trade Union of Mineworkers of Ukraine), which is an affiliate of the KVPU (Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine). The mine where Pavlo was a union leader is in the city of Novovolynsk which … Continue reading VICTORY OVER RUSSIA IS A PRIORITY, BUT WE CANNOT BE SILENT ABOUT WORKERS.
Explosion Kills Eight Miners in Ukraine
We are saddened to have received the news from our friend Yuri Samolylov of the Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine (NPGU) of an explosion in the Stepova Mine of Lvivuhilia state company on 2nd March, 8 miners were killed and 21 miners were seriously injured. The mine is located in the Hlukhiv village, … Continue reading Explosion Kills Eight Miners in Ukraine
MINERS STRIKES, BLOCKADES AND PROTESTS CONTINUE IN WEST UKRAINE
Miners protest at the Lviv state administration building There has been growing strike action and militant protests by Ukrainian Miners in Chervonograd, and other parts of Lviv Oblast in West Ukraine. At the root of the protests is massive arrears of unpaid wages. Chairman of the Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine (NGPU) Mikhail … Continue reading MINERS STRIKES, BLOCKADES AND PROTESTS CONTINUE IN WEST UKRAINE
Protests escalating by Miners in West Ukraine
Protests by miners in West Ukraine are escalating over poor conditions, unpaid wages , cuts and closures. In the Chervonohrad coal mining area (Lviv Oblast) , the miners of the town of VKontakte, blocked the Kovel-Lviv highway. On 3rd March one-thousand miners engaged in a mass protest at the Parliament – the Verkhovna Rada of … Continue reading Protests escalating by Miners in West Ukraine