Category Vitaliy Dudin

UKRAINE’S NEW LABOUR CODE AN ATTACK ON WORKERS RIGHTS

Ukrainians are living in a unique era. The ‘Euromaidan’ demonstrations in 2014 did not lead to any social reforms and did not overthrow any oligarchs except for former president Viktor Yanukovich. Neo-liberalism continues despite its failure to improve standards of living.

Ukraine’s employment law reforms threaten workers’ rights

Vitaliy Dudin The oligarchs have joined forces to railroad a new labour code that strips Ukrainian workers of their already modest rights. Neoliberal modernisation in Ukraine is nothing new. The processes and forces pushing it forward long predate the ousting of Viktor Yanukovych last February. But since the events of 2014, this process has been […]

STOP THESE BEATINGS OF UKRAINIAN TRADE UNION ACTIVISTS

The Ukraine Solidarity Campaign condemns without reservation the series of vicious attacks on trade union activists that have taken place in Ukraine.    On March 25th Oleh Vernik, leader of the independent trade union “Defence of Labour” was attacked by a group of unknown assailants.  He remains in hospital. On Tuesday 31st March Vitality Dudin a […]