The Ministry of Labour and Social Protection finds it inexpedient to include the time of one's caretaking over Category I disabled persons into the insured period. This is stated in the response of V. Kovalkov, Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Protection, sent to the REP Trade Union.
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If we go on being silent, Belarus will become a country of pensioners who have nowhere to get their pensions from
Minsk hosted a sitting of the coordinating council of the women's trade union network and the training seminar "Family Gender Upbringing". At the sitting, activists discussed the progress of women's leadership in the regions, as well as the social and labour problems they have to face.
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Andrei Strizhak: "We are a part of a large trade union family, which does not allow it to be offended"
On May 15-17, Brussels hosted the IndustriALL Global Union's European Regional Conference "Strengthening Trade Unions' Power in Enlarged Europe". The Belarusian independent trade unions took part in the conference: Lizaveta Merlyak represented the BNP, and Andrei Strizhak, a Council member of the REP Trade Union, represented his organization.
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The Federation of Trade Unions of Belarus (known as the FPB) has awarded President Alexander Lukashenko the jubilee medal "115 Years of Trade Union Movement in Belarus". Gennady Fedynich, the leader of the REP Trade Union, has commented on this award and on the topics discussed at Orda's meeting with…
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