ITUC concerned about wave of regressive labour laws

The ITUC has written jointly with the ETUC to senior politicians in Ukraine to raise serious concerns about ongoing regressive labour reforms in the country. Several draft laws are being considered by the Verkhovna Rada (the Ukrainian parliament) that are incompatible with international and regional labour standards. This has been confirmed by several reports, including … Continue reading ITUC concerned about wave of regressive labour laws

OBJECTIONS MOUNT OVER UKRAINE’S DRAFT LABOUR CODE

by Kristina Jovanovski Workers in Ukraine could see their rights and job security severely threatened if a draft labour code is passed, trade unions are warning. Workers of Illich Iron & Steel Works factory sit as they gather together during an anti-war rally in Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, 20 May, 2014. (AP/Evgeniy Maloletka)Although civil society … Continue reading OBJECTIONS MOUNT OVER UKRAINE’S DRAFT LABOUR CODE