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