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What pension will the MPs, who accused the REP Trade Union of "kindling dependent moods", receive themselves?

21.02.14 10:51
The MPs have refused to raise the minimum pension, as proposal by REP activists. Meanwhile, as the praca-by.info has learnt, former MPs get their 6-times-higher pensions than most of ordinary Belarusian pensioners.

REP Trade Union supports Maidan fighters

21.02.14 10:48
The Presidium of the Belarusian Trade Union of Radio and Electronics Workers (known as REP) has adopted a statement in support of the protesters at the Euromaidan in Kiev. The unionists are sure that "any power in any country, where citizens' rights and freedoms are violated, will see its own…

REP activists sent appeal to Premier Myasnikovich

19.02.14 7:54
In the city of Baranovichi, activists of the REP Trade Union have collected signatures to the collective appeal addressed to the Prime Minister of Belarus Mikhail Myasnikovich. "We hope that Myasnikovich will think about the situation, in which Belarusians now find themselves," say the unionists.

House of Representatives: unionists' proposals "promote dependency moods"

14.02.14 10:20
Activists of the REP Trade Union have offered the MPs to raise the minimum pensions in the country up to 3.5 million roubles. The parliamentarians did not support the initiative.

Mikhail Kovalkov does not exclude mass hunger strike of BZTDiA workers

13.02.14 11:40
The administration of the Bobruisk Factory of Tractor Parts and Units (known as BZTDiA) is escaping the promised negotiations with the Free Trade Union of Belarus (known as SPB).

Can Belarusians affect abolition of car duties?

11.02.14 11:24
Activists of the REP Trade Union took an initiative to abolish the new duty on cars recently introduced in Belarus. The Minsk City Executive Committee has not allowed holding a constituent meeting of the initiative group.

Union leader goes to Labour Inspectorate boss to defend the worker

10.02.14 11:20
The top managers of the OJSC "Gomel Chemical Plant" still would not recognize the trauma of the former worker Alexander Klimov as an industrial injury, despite the conclusion of the Public Health Department of the Gomel Regional Executive Committee. While the consideration is in process, Gennady Fedynich, the leader of…

Victor STUKOV: "After dismissal, I wasn't admitted to factory for 8 months"

05.02.14 10:45
For nearly 15 years, Victor Stukov has been defending workers' rights; any Belarusian can envy his enthusiasm. Thanks to the Free Trade Union of Belarus (known as SPB), in 2011, the crisis year, the workers of the Open Joint-Stock Company (OJSC) "Polotsk-Steklovolokno" began receiving 500-US-dollar worth salary. Victor Stukov narrates…