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Struggle at "Belcard": bosses satisfy workers' demands

24.05.18 10:38
Since this September, the workers of the Grodno "Belcard" Factory will start getting their rehabilitation payments, suspended in 2012.

"Parasites' advocate" wants to join the commission to deal with "difficult life situations"

24.05.18 10:34
Leonid Sudalenko, the legal inspector of the REP Trade Union for the Gomel Region, has nominated himself to the commission that will consider applications of the so-called "parasites" to tell people about each sitting thereof.

"Belcard" worker: "It's high time to go on strike"

14.05.18 13:31
Anatoly Myshkevich, an activist of the REP Trade Union, had complained about an artificial wage overstatement at Grodno's OJSC "Belcard", where he works. Anatoly, who is also the head of the "Garodnya" civil initiative, saw that bosses of his company forced workers to write applications asking to have an additional…

Victory! Employer returns money to worker before trial

14.05.18 13:30
Nikolai Minkov, a member of the REP Trade Union, a construction superintendent, found that he was illegally deprived of his salary, and went to court; the employer admitted his fault.

Zinaida Mikhnyuk: "We should stop fearing!"

14.05.18 13:29
"If the whole country could exhibit the solidarity like at the rally of independent trade unions on May 1 in Minsk, then we could move mountains," Zinaida Mikhnyuk, the leader of the Brest Regional REP Trade Union, said in her comment to "Radio Racyja".

"Viasna" leaders comment on the "trade union case"

14.05.18 13:26
Valentin Stefanovich, a lawyer and council member of the "Viasna" Human Rights Centre (HRC): "Our opinion has not changed: the criminal case was politically motivated from the very beginning. The human rights community insisted and insists on stopping the criminal prosecution of leaders and activists of the independent trade union,…

Leonid Sudalenko: "Stop sending people to works they shouldn't do!"

14.05.18 13:25
The REP Trade Union is defending at trial the interests of Tatiana Romanova, a sister of Kirill Romanov, a driver of the paramilitary detachment of the Ministry for Emergency (MfE) of the Gomel Chemical Plant, who perished while cleaning the roof of a cowshed in the village near Gomel, when…

"I refuse to find myself guilty": final charge presented to Fedynich and Komlik

10.05.18 12:24
On May 8, Gennady Fedynich and Igor Komlik were finally charged with an especially large-scale tax evasion (Part 2, Article 243, of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus).