"Each medal has two faces"

03.06.19 12:00
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…

"Employers are actively benefiting from workers' illiteracy": what problems are brought by people to the REP's legal department?

03.06.19 11:58
Legal inspectors and volunteers of the REP Trade Union have summed up the work of the legal service in Quarter 1 of 2019, and discussed future information campaigns and setting up a working group for drafting proposals for changing the country's current legislation.

"Not fired, not working, and can't get back our labour books": saleswomen of the "Domovoy" furniture store chain apply to REP

20.05.19 11:07
For almost a year, Valentina Kushel and Svetlana Terlyukevich cannot force their employer to fulfil the court judgement: to restore their earlier working conditions. The women are ready to terminate the relationship with the employer, but he wouldn't give their labour books.

UN Special Rapporteur: we prepare to launch a campaign in support of the REP Trade Union

20.05.19 11:03
During his visit to Belarus, Michel Forst, the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, had a meeting with Gennady Fedynich.

Fedynich: in regional centres, workers' average monthly wages are BYN 250-300

20.05.19 11:02
Gennady Fedynich, the leader of the REP Trade Union, and Alexander Sosnov, the ex-Labour Minister, have commented on the situation in the Belarusian labour market to the BelGazeta.

Strizhak: Suicides indicate problems in Belarus' economy

20.05.19 11:00
Men commit suicides oftener than women; and villagers commit suicides oftener than urban residents. People face huge problems in working and earning enough money – this is one of the main reasons for suicides.

"Distillery case": REP has adjudged over USD 70,000

20.05.19 10:57
The Gomel Regional Court has put an end to the resonant case on the disappearance of vodka worth USD 170,000. Two storekeepers, REP members, have been completely exempted from any payments by the court.

Zinaida Mikhnyuk: "It's crazy for Swedes that jobless Belarusians have to pay to the state"

29.04.19 14:12
On April 2-4, the Days of Belarus, organized by the Östgruppen, a Swedish human rights organization, were held in Stockholm. The REP Trade Union was represented by Zinaida Mikhnyuk, the acting chair of the trade union.