Ukraine: Support workers’ struggle for labour and union rights

TRADE UNION LEADERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD CALL FOR A VETO ON THE DRAFT LAW NO 5371 - The Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine initiated a worldwide campaign to sign a petition against introduction of the draft law No 5371. A petition to this effect has already been posted on the LabourStart website and … Continue reading Ukraine: Support workers’ struggle for labour and union rights

ЛОНДОН СОЛІДАРНИЙ З УКРАЇНОЮ

UNION STAND WITH UKRAINE DEMONSTRATION IN LONDON - VIDEO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIgt6vmWbrE У Лондоні відбулася демонстрація, скликана профспілками Великобританії у рамках кампанії солідарності з Україною. На початку акції виступив член парламенту Алекс Собел. До учасників мітингу на Даунінг-стіт, у відеоформаті зробив звернення Стоп Путін! Ні Війні проти України ! Профспілки - за Мир! Голова Федерації профспілок України … Continue reading ЛОНДОН СОЛІДАРНИЙ З УКРАЇНОЮ

Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine

Urgent Appeal For Aid Dear Brothers and Sisters,  On 24 February, Russia started large-scale attacks on Ukraine along the entire length  of the common border and from the territory of Belarus. Long range missiles are  striking settlements all over Ukraine, including residential buildings, kindergartens,  maternity hospitals and educational institutions. Tanks are advancing on Ukrainian  towns … Continue reading Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine

NO TO WAR, YES TO PEACE!

STATEMENT BY THE FEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS OF UKRAINE The Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine, which represents interests of more than 4 million workers and students, is deeply concerned about the escalation of the situation and growing tension between Ukraine and Russia, caused by the unjustified significant build-up of Russian troops in the immediate … Continue reading NO TO WAR, YES TO PEACE!

Union Federation Condemns State Attacks on Ukrainian unions

STATEMENTof the Council of the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraineto the state authorities concerning obstruction of legal trade union activity and unlawful confiscation of their property On 7 October 2021 participants in the All-Ukrainian trade union protest action put forward a number of requirements, one of which was “hands off the trade union property”. … Continue reading Union Federation Condemns State Attacks on Ukrainian unions

Wave of Anger – mass trade union protest in Ukraine

Kyiv protesters on 30 January: “A Red Card for the Government’s Law On Labour No. 2708” A report from the Kyiv organization Social Movement about the growing opposition to the government’s attempt to satisfy the demands of domestic and foreign owned big business for a cheaper and more pliant Ukrainian labour force. No less than … Continue reading Wave of Anger – mass trade union protest in Ukraine

UKRAINIAN UNIONS UNITE AGAINST ANTI-WORKER LAWS

ALL-UKRAINIAN TRADE UNION FORUM IN KYIV On January 16, representatives of more than 60 thousand primary trade union organisations from all over Ukraine, delegated by 7 million members of trade unions, came to Kyiv to take part in the Trade Union Forum. Representatives of workers from of sectors of the national economy have sent a … Continue reading UKRAINIAN UNIONS UNITE AGAINST ANTI-WORKER LAWS

UKRAINIAN UNIONS TAKE TO THE STREETS FOR FREEDOM

On 15 January thousands of trade unionists and social activists took to the streets of Kyiv and picketed the Parliament, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in Kyiv.  The mass protest was against new labour code - branded 'legalised slavery' which will massively restrict workers rights and of trade unions to represent workers. The mass protest … Continue reading UKRAINIAN UNIONS TAKE TO THE STREETS FOR FREEDOM