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

Ukrainian Education Union Protest Cuts

The Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine F education trade union affiliates have written an open letter to the President of Ukraine and others protesting at the cuts in education.   Dear Mr President, Dear Mr Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, Dear Mr Prime Minister We are writing to you in connection with the catastrophic situation … Continue reading Ukrainian Education Union Protest Cuts

EMERGENCY CONGRESS OF UKRAINE’S MINERS CALLED TO PREPARE NEXT STEPs

The Ukrainian miners struggle is developing rapidly - with an unprecedented Ukrainian Coal Miners’ Congress which will be held 21-22 April 2015, jointly organised by the Confederation of the Free Trade Unions of Ukraine (KVPU), and the Trade Union of Coal-Mining Industry (PRUP). On April 7th a joint meeting of the organising committee of the … Continue reading EMERGENCY CONGRESS OF UKRAINE’S MINERS CALLED TO PREPARE NEXT STEPs

The trade unions in Ukraine need support for independence and democracy – interview with Vasyl Andreyev, president of Building workers Union

Interview conducted by the European Federation of Building and Wood Workers ( EFBWW ) Domenico Pesenti,  EFBWW President and Filca-Cisl General Secretary says: "We express our solidarity with the Ukrainian people and workers, and with the Ukrainian trade union movement especially the Construction and Building Materials Industry Workers’ Union of Ukraine PROFBUD, supporting its initiative for a … Continue reading The trade unions in Ukraine need support for independence and democracy – interview with Vasyl Andreyev, president of Building workers Union

Trade Unions call for their burnt HQ to be a Museum of the Euromaidan

The Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine (FPU) has called for the House of Trade Unions, which was burned by the Security Police during the Euromaidan protest on 20th February 2014 to become a permanent museum dedicated to the Revolution of Dignity.  Ukraine Solidarity Campaign published below a letter sent to us by the FPU … Continue reading Trade Unions call for their burnt HQ to be a Museum of the Euromaidan

PRUP: MINE-WORKERS ARE PICKETING THE CABINET OF MINISTERS

Yesterday Ukraine Solidarity Campaign carried reports on the miners protests from our friends at the NGPU affiliated to KVPU.  We have also received direct reports from our friends in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast from PRUP which is affiliated to the Federation of Trade Union (FPU).     On 28 January 2015, mine-workers from different parts of Ukraine came … Continue reading PRUP: MINE-WORKERS ARE PICKETING THE CABINET OF MINISTERS

Federation of Unions of Ukraine Protest Latest Government Cuts

Published below a statement provided to us by the  Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine issued in protest at the latest round of cuts announced by the government.  Thank you to our friends at the Union of Coal Industry of Ukraine (PRUP) for providing this translation.                         Statement Of Federation Of Unions Of Ukraine           In Connection With The … Continue reading Federation of Unions of Ukraine Protest Latest Government Cuts

News from the Trade Union of the Coal Industry of Ukraine

On 17 October 2014, the Third Plenary Session of the “UkraineCoalUnion” and Territorial Union of Coal-Mining Industry of Ukraine was   held at the Public Joint Stock Company “DETK” assembly.  Sergey Yunak, President of Territorial Union of Coal-Mining Industry of Ukraine (PRUP) made the following report: “Currently Ukraine is in a state of war. And each of … Continue reading News from the Trade Union of the Coal Industry of Ukraine

Mass protest of trade unions in Kyiv demands reforms

A mass protest of Ukrainian workers was held in Kyiv on 15th October, 2014, organised by the Federation of Trade Unions – under the banner of their campaign, Ukrainian Forum of Trade Unions' Unions for Decent Work and well-being.  The picket was held on the occasion of the International Day against poverty and the picket … Continue reading Mass protest of trade unions in Kyiv demands reforms