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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.

REP activists: "Stop pressure on NPG!"

29.04.19 14:00
According to the latest information, under administration's pressure, over 1000 members were forced to quit the Independent Trade Union of Miners (known as the NPG and being the main part of the BNP – the Belarusian Independent Trade Union) of the OJSC "Belaruskali". Activists of the REP Trade Union express…

"Deceiving people is usual employers' practice": REP helps electrician to get money due under contract

29.04.19 13:54
An employer refused to pay in full, because the worker fulfilled the work faster. The JLLC "Natrix" concluded a contract agreement with Sergey Voroshilov, a member of the REP Trade Union, for electrical installation works, but paid only half of the agreed amount.

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

29.04.19 13:52
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.

"Fact of theft established based on testimonies": new facts in the case of "Snov" driver

11.04.19 7:35
Almost a year later, the Nesvizh District Court has held a repeated consideration of the case of the theft of five litres of fuel. Judge Dmitry Gvozd has acknowledged the fact of fuel theft by Vyacheslav Syritsa, a driver of the "Snov" Agricultural Complex. The judgement was based on testimonies…