Ukraine, Resistance and Reconstruction: Issues for the post-war recovery 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5AdTrUczOA The Russian invasion of Ukraine is now in its third month in what is recognised as the largest European conflict since World War II.  Ukrainian resistance has been an inspiration and discussions are beginning on how best to organise Ukraine’s post-war recovery.   The rebuilding of Ukraine will be one of the most challenging undertakings … Continue reading Ukraine, Resistance and Reconstruction: Issues for the post-war recovery 

URGENT STATEMENT! Russia attacked and started the invasion into Ukraine

The Chairperson of the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine  Dear Sisters and Brothers!On 24 of February, at 5 a.m (Kyiv time) Russia cowardly attacked and started the invasion into Ukraine.The main Ukrainian cities Odesa, Mariupol, Kharkiv, Chernihiv, and Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts are under attack. The airports near Kyiv were attacked too. The … Continue reading URGENT STATEMENT! Russia attacked and started the invasion into Ukraine

Представники Британії висловили підтримку українцям

Із 19 по 23 лютого ц. р. в Україні перебуває делегація із Великої Британії. До її складу входять колишні депутати Європарламенту, члени парламенту Уельсу, профспілкові лідери, політики та журналісти. У вівторок, 22 лютого, представники Великої Британії побували у Конфедерації вільних профспілок України, де зустрілися із лідерами й активістами КВПУ та її галузевих профспілок. До складу … Continue reading Представники Британії висловили підтримку українцям

Statement of the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine

On the Day of Unity, the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine (KVPU) once again emphasizes the importance of solidarity for the sake of peace and calls on the international community to continue and strengthen international diplomatic and economic pressure on the Russian Federation in order to deter it from further aggression, withdraw her … Continue reading Statement of the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine

Ukraine miners expand protests, demand back pay

BY VIVIAN SAHNER Miners protest in Kyiv, Ukraine, Dec. 16, after not receiving millions in back pay or funding for health and safety measures. Signs read “Our families” and “our children also want to eat.” Miners at a number of state-owned Ukrainian mines brought their protests over wage arrears to the streets of Kyiv, the … Continue reading Ukraine miners expand protests, demand back pay

МКП: у Білорусі повинні бути повторні вибори, жорстокість поліції – припинена

Міжнародна конфедерація профспілок засудила жорстокі напади поліції та спеціальних сил безпеки на демонстрантів, що протестували проти спірних виборів президента в неділю ввечері в Білорусі (9 серпня). МКП закликала білоруський уряд поважати справжній голос своїх громадян. «Диктатор Олександр Лукашенко, який при владі 26 років, очевидно, втратив підтримку білоруського народу, і вибори повинні бути проведені повторно з … Continue reading МКП: у Білорусі повинні бути повторні вибори, жорстокість поліції – припинена

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

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 workers face major attack on their freedom

A new labour law is being introduced in Ukraine which represents a major attacks on workers freedom and democracy as a whole. The Ukrainian trade union as whole is engaged in mobilising to oppose this attacks and is calling for solidarity. We publish below a press release issued by the Labor Initiatives centre in Kyiv. … Continue reading Ukrainian workers face major attack on their freedom