THE CONFEDERATION OF FREE TRADE UNIONS OF UKRAINE DECLARATION ON THE ATTACK ON SOCIAL AND WORKER RIGHTS

The Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine (KVPU) continues to oppose the legislative attempts to radically narrow the labor and social rights of citizens and undermine the role of trade unions in protection workers' interests in Ukraine, that will negatively affect the socio-economic and democratic development in Ukraine; lead to social instability and mass migration … Continue reading THE CONFEDERATION OF FREE TRADE UNIONS OF UKRAINE DECLARATION ON THE ATTACK ON SOCIAL AND WORKER RIGHTS

Healthcare workers’ mass protest in Kyiv

No to destruction of Ukrainian healthcare On 19 September, healthcare workers organised a mass protest in Kyiv in which more than 1,500 people took part. Among their basic demands are the increase in healthcare subvention of almost 4 billion UAH, higher wages and payment of arrears, and reform of the healthcare system in compliance with … Continue reading Healthcare workers’ mass protest in Kyiv

Eastern Ukraine: labour and community organising near the front line

Workplace and community organising continues in eastern Ukraine, a few kilometres from the front line. PAVEL LISYANSKY of the Eastern Human Rights Group sent this report Report by: People and Nature A meeting was held today [25 December] of representatives of workplace collectives in Svetlodarsk, 4 kilometres from the front line [near Debaltsevo in Donetsk region]. … Continue reading Eastern Ukraine: labour and community organising near the front line

Ukraine workers mobilize to defend wages, jobs, sovereignty

Ukraine workers mobilize to defend wages, jobs, sovereignty BY NAOMI CRAINE  The Militant  (USA) March 16, 2015 Miners and airport workers in Ukraine are fighting to defend their jobs and against the rapid erosion of living conditions amid a deepening capitalist economic crisis. A cease-fire between Moscow-backed separatists and Ukrainian forces is, for the moment, … Continue reading Ukraine workers mobilize to defend wages, jobs, sovereignty