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
The Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine (KVPU) has called for solidarity with their members who are on strike and protesting underground at the mine Kapustin in Luhansk Oblast. (area not under Russian occupation). The Following bulletins were issued by the KVPU International Department In Luhansk region, the 14 miners of the mine named … Continue reading Miners Continue Underground Protest in Ukraine
The Confederation of Independent Trade Unions (KVPU) has published shocking new information that the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has ordered management to spy on the activities of the independent miners union. The KVPU report on this attack on trade union freedoms is published below SBU calls on people to inform on activities of the independent … Continue reading Secret Police Order Bosses to Spy on the Ukrainian Unions
The Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine has secured a major victory for the 94 miner facing court proceedings. The miners at the uranium mine “Ingulska” were facing court after protesting for months of unpaid wages. This followed a major campaign in which the Ukraine Solidarity Campaign with comrades in the Labour MP's played a … Continue reading Major Victory for the 94 Ukrainian Miners facing court for protesting
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The call for Justice for the 94 Ukrainian miners has been raised in the UK Parliament by Labour MP's.
The Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine (NGPU) reports that union members are placed under pressure and have their labour rights violated at mines owned by Evraz Sukha Balka in the Dnepropetrovsk region of Ukraine. Private security employed by the company regularly conducts searches of workers.
krainian miners of the uranium mine "Ingulska" (Kirovohrad region), who were protesting for a wage increase, are facing prosecution for holding a protest underground after their shift finished. Court proceedings began against the 94 miners on 18 December in Kropyvnytskyi
Ukraine Solidarity Campaign has received fresh reports from the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine (KVPU) of miners protests in both Western and in Ukraine, in Volyn in West Ukraine and in the Eastern Donestk Regions .
Miners from two mines owned by the state enterprise Lysychanskvugillya in the Luhansk region of Ukraine are staying underground, demanding that salaries owed are paid. The protest is being supported by 300 family members and by activists across Ukraine from the NGPU (Independent Union of Mineworkers of Ukraine) On 15 July, 70 miners from the … Continue reading Ukraine – miners remain underground demanding wages