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

UKRAINIAN TEACHERS PICKET THE GOVERNEMENT

UKRAINIAN TEACHERS PICKETED THE GOVERNEMENT On 1 November 2016, teachers of the capital organised picketing of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine protesting against the high tariffs for housing and utility services. The picketing was initiated by the Kyiv City Organisation of Education and Science Workers’ of Ukraine. All … Continue reading UKRAINIAN TEACHERS PICKET THE GOVERNEMENT

Ukrainian Unions Anti-Austerity Protests

The Ukrainian trade unions have held a major protest in Kyiv today (6th July) against austerity. We received the following report from ‘Labour Initiative’ and also the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine. The march was held to highlight austerity measures that disproportionately hurt low and middle-income families. Following International Monetary Fund demands Ukraine has … Continue reading Ukrainian Unions Anti-Austerity Protests

Unions Appeal to Parliament Against Austerity

FEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS OF UKRAINE To the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine To the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine To the associations of employers To the business associations On social protection of the population in face of rising prices and tariffs On 04/27/2016, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted the Decree No. 315 ‘On Amendments to … Continue reading Unions Appeal to Parliament Against Austerity

Resolutions of the Congress of the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine

  Draft Resolutions of the of the 7th Congress of the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine YOUTH ARE THE FUTURE OF TRADE UNIONS In modern conditions the problems of the youth occupy important place as the youth plays a leading role in the civil society and in trade union in particular. Youth’s values and priorities determine … Continue reading Resolutions of the Congress of the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine

Part One: Federation of Trade Unions and the Crisis

Федерація профспілок Україниwww.fpsu.org.uaSTATEMENT ON ATTACK BY SEPARATISTS  TRADE UNIONS As it became known, leaders of the self-proclaimed ‘Lugansk People’s Republic’ decided to take control over the Federation of Trade Unions of Luhansk Region (FPLO).At gunpoint members of the FPLO Presidium are told to convene the meeting of the FPLO, disaffiliate with the Federation of Trade Unions of … Continue reading Part One: Federation of Trade Unions and the Crisis