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Unionists and rights defenders discuss how to counter "parasitism" ordinance

05.11.16 6:19
The leaders and the lawyers of the REP and BNP Trade Unions have developed, together with activists of the human rights organizations Belarusian Helsinki Committee (BHC) and "Viasna" (Spring), a plan of counteracting the notorious Presidential Ordinance on "parasitism".

"Our union turns into a partisan detachment and will look for other methods to influence the employer"

01.11.16 6:47
The bosses of the Open Joint-Stock Company (OJSC) "Polotsk-Steklovolokno" tried to remove the factory primary organization of the Free Trade Union of Belarus (SPB) from registration at the bodies of power. However, the District Executive Committee and the Prosecutor's Office took the side of the workers.

REP Trade Union helps the fitter to adjudge over 2000 denominated roubles

29.10.16 19:45
The court has ruled to collect a sum of 2340.50 (23,405,000) roubles In favour of Denis Polyakov, a fitter of the Limited Liability Company (LLC) "Sovalex-T", the website of the REP Trade Union reports.

Builder from Rogachev ready to prove at court the unconstitutionality of Ordinance "On Parasites"

12.10.16 7:08
He will be helped in this endeavour by Leonid Sudalenko, the legal inspector of the REP Trade Union for the Gomel Region.

Brest and Bobruisk held actions of REP Trade Union for decent work (photos, videos)

07.10.16 12:16
On October 7, the World Day for Decent Work was marked globally.

Authorities sanction another REP picket – in Bobruisk

06.10.16 12:11
Union activists have learned about it, quite occasionally, just a few days before the scheduled action.

"Authorities fear that the people will express their opinion. And they have grounds"

05.10.16 19:43
Independent trade unions in the region are not allowed holding pickets on the World Day for Decent Work.

REP allowed holding rally in one city out of ten

05.10.16 19:34
The REP Trade Union will mark the World Day for Decent Work by a picket in Brest. The applied actions in other cities and towns were not sanctions by local authorities.