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REP activists were first to come out to "marches of parasites": the went there as to barricades, fearing no fines and jails

12.03.19 10:25
Victor Kozlov, REP Trade Union's representative for the Gomel Region, tells about his organization and its immediate problems.

Zinaida Mikhnyuk: "I want to believe that social dialogue will not end in this hall"

12.03.19 10:19
Minsk has hosted a tripartite conference "Tripartism and Social Dialogue in Labour World", timed to the 100th anniversary of the International Labour Organization (ILO). The event was attended by officials of the ILO, Belarusian Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, and representatives of employers' associations and trade unions, including the…

"Trust can't be perennial," Myasnikovich about low wages and excessive labour force

12.03.19 10:13
Mikhail Myasnikovich, now the Chairman of the Council of the Republic (the upper house of the Belarusian Parliament) gave a surprisingly frank interview to the state-run "Zvyazda" (Star) newspaper. In his opinion, the major country's problems are low salaries, redundant staff at enterprises, specialists and workers leaving abroad in search…

Fedynich: no neighbouring country put such yoke on workers like Belarus

12.03.19 10:08
In response to the petition demanding to abolish the system of fixed-term labour contracts, Igor Starovoitov, Deputy Minister for Labour and Social Protection, stated that this was not expedient. Thus, about a third of working Belarusians found themselves on "short leashes" firmly kept by employers' hands.

European Parliament and Commission, European Games' organizers, governments: how fight is on for REP Trade Union in international arena

12.03.19 7:08
Kemal Özkan, Deputy Secretary General of the IndustriALL Global Union, spoke at the Plenum of the REP Board in direct Skype communication from Geneva. He told what the Global Union is doing so that the "REP Case" does not disappear from the global agenda.

"Belarusneft-Osobino" Poultry Farm found shortage worth BYN 57,000 and divided it among 59 employees

04.02.19 10:21
The bosses of the "Belarusneft-Osobino" Poultry Farm decided not search for those guilty of the loss of a huge batch of chicken carcasses, but distributed the shortage to all the materially responsible workers.

First failures of the "parasite" Ordinance

04.02.19 10:17
The first utility bills envisaging the full compensation of the cost of services will come to "parasites" in March. They are given another month to prove to the authorities that they are employed or have got into a difficult life situation, the "Salidarnasts" writes.

Investigator involved in REP Trade Union case fired

25.02.19 10:38
Last week, Colonel Ilya Volozin, the head of the division for investigating economic crimes of the Investigating Committee for Minsk City, and his colleague, Andrei Kachur, an employee of the Central Office of the above Committee, left their posts, as two unrelated sources told the tut.by.