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REP's negotiations with Zavodskoy supermarket lasted for over a month

11.04.19 7:20
The story of the dismissal of Yulia Zueva, a saleswoman and a member of the REP Trade Union, from the Zavodskoy supermarket (the trademark "Rublyovsky", owned by the LLC "Belinterproduct") has finally ended: on February 28 she was dismissed by agreement of the parties and received all the due payments.

With REP's help, three builders adjudge over BYN 3600 from individual entrepreneur

11.04.19 7:16
Judge Irina Zalutskaya has fully satisfied the claim to an individual entrepreneur (IE) Artyom Makarevich sued by three Minsk residents, whose interests were represented at the trial by Yuri Belyakov, a legal labour inspector of the REP Trade Union.

"Positions of director or watchman": two "parasites" in one family

11.04.19 7:14
Yuri Grinevich, a member of the REP Trade Union, has sent, with the help of the REP lawyer Yuri Belyakov, a repeated application to the so-called "employment promotion commission" asking him from the database of "parasites".

"The state has just deceived these citizens": REP Trade Union demands to return care of people with disabilities into work record

11.04.19 7:04
The Board of the REP Trade Union has adopted a statement demanding changes to Presidential Decree No. 137 and include the period during which citizens take care of people with disabilities into their work record, and guarantee decent pensions to caretakers. The statement was sent to the Presidential Administration.

"It's inhuman to fill the budget by people's money": REP and rights defenders draft algorithm to counter "parasite ordinance"

08.04.19 13:59
On April 4, 2019, the REP's office housed a sitting of the initiative group consisting of rights defenders and union activists, who are designing an algorithm for countering Presidential Ordinances Nos. 3 and 1.

"In Poland, employers have to comply with ethical standards, but have they to in Belarus?"

28.03.19 10:51
Lyudmila Grechits, a former worker of the Polish "Polpharma" Company, applied to the REP Trade Union for legal help. She believes that her dismissal was caused by personal dislike of the head of the Belarusian company branch and by her decision to defend her rights.

International organizations urge to stop criminalizing trade unions and their activities in Belarus

28.03.19 10:49
International organizations have called for the inclusion of the norms human and labour rights in the priorities of the EU-Belarus partnership negotiations. In their joint letter, the ITUC, IndustriALL, ETUC and European IndustriAll have drawn attention to the "trade union case" and international standards that the government of Belarus is…

Court marshals arrest Fedynich's apartment and Komlik's car

28.03.19 10:46
The law enforcement divisions of the Tsentralny and Frunzensky Districts of Minsk have instituted enforcement proceedings against Gennady Fedynich and Igor Komlik.