On 19th March members of the Free Trade Union of Railway workers of Ukraine (VPZU) picketed the central office of the PJSC "Ukrzaliznytsia" (Ukrainian railways). The VPZU demanded to raise wages, improve medical services, restore social and pension guarantees, and do not cut jobs. Also, trade unionists required efficient social dialogue. After the protest action, … Continue reading UKRAINIAN railways workers DEMAND JUSTICE
John Cryer MP Chair of the Parliamentary Labour Party has submitted an important Early Day Motion in support of the Free Trade Union of Railway Workers of Ukraine (VPZU), who are in a bitter dispute in Kyiv. Ukraine Solidarity Campaign urges members of the Labour and Trade Union Movement trade unionists to write to your … Continue reading MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT SUPPORT UKRAINIAN TRANSPORT WORKERS
Members Free Trade Union of Railway Workers of Ukraine (VPZU) were blackmailed, deprived of their bonuses, suspended from the job, evicted from the company-provided housing, and physically attacked. This story takes place in a European capital city -- Kyiv, Ukraine. In April 2016 workers of the state-owned transport enterprise Kyivpastrans formed an independent union to … Continue reading Union members sacked, assaulted, blackmailed, kicked out of company housing – welcome to Kyiv
SUPPORT THE UKRAINIAN RAILWAY WORKERS UNION The Ukrainian transport workers at the “Kyivpastrans" bus and trolleybus workplaces of Kyiv are facing increasing pressure to break their union. The management have engaged in violence, bullying and discriminatory measures against workers union members. The the Free Trade Union of Railway Workers of Ukraine ( VPZU) is appealing … Continue reading DEFEND UNION RIGHTS IN UKRAINE
We are appealing to you in connection with the outrageous pressure being applied to the local branch of the Free Trade Union of Railway Workers of Ukraine (VPZU) at the Kurenivsky trolleybus depot of Kyivpastrans Communal Enterprise.
A group of Lviv railway workers visited Melitopol in Zaporizhya oblast. The guests from Western Ukraine shared their working experience with colleagues at the locomotive depot Melitopol Dnieper railway station and workers of Melitopol. The delegation were activists of the Free Trade Union of Railway Workers Ukraine (VPZU) from Skladachi Train Station in Lviv Vladimir … Continue reading Ukrainian Rail Workers Joint Problems