Trade union leaders fear that under the guise of modernization they will dismiss workers

06.12.13 9:36
In 2014, as a result of modernization of enterprises, the Belarusian government suggests to dismiss 70,000 employees. At the same time, they promise to create 47,000 new high-performance workplaces. The plans of the officials were commented on by trade union leaders.

Authorities find new way to ban protest actions

04.12.13 7:25
The Belarusian authorities are in advance creating the conditions for prohibiting any public events. After the activists from Baranovichi, trade union activists from the city of Brest have faced the situation.

Belarusian factories are on strike

27.11.13 9:05
There is growing social tensions in Belarus – this is the conclusion made by the Russian "Nezavisimaya Gazeta".

"For the fault of factory administration we got mired in litigations"

22.11.13 12:44
The activists of the Belarusian Independent Trade Union (BNP), whose labour contracts were not extended or terminated by the bosses of the Mozyr Oil Refinery, try to challenge the administration's decisions in court.

"If the young people who dream of leaving Belarus get self-organized, tomorrow we'll live in another country"

14.11.13 7:48
Gennady Fedynich, the leader of the REP Trade Union, and Sergey Antusevich, the deputy chairman of the Belarusian Congress of Democratic Trade Unions (known as BKDP), discussed the following topics in their interview to the what Belarusian authorities should think about; whether Europe needs our specialists; and how to…

Gennady Fedynich: "Idea of characteristics from previous employment looks like Soviet times naphthalene"

13.11.13 8:03
President Lukashenko has proposed to introduce new rules of employment.

"Belneftekhim" expects that the situation at the Mozyr Oil Refinery normalizes, if we keep silent

06.11.13 9:30
Yuri Shvets, the chairman of the primary organization of the Belarusian Independent Trade Union (BNP) of Mozyr Oil Refinery, has summed up the meeting that the union leaders had with the management of the enterprise and bosses of the "Belneftekhim" Concern.

Nikolai Novik: "Leaders of independent trade unions have lost the most important thing – solidarity"

25.10.13 14:14
Nikolai Novik, the Vice-Chairman of the Belarusian Independent Trade Union (BNP), tells, in his interview to the, about his book "NPG – Right to Be Humans", makes his "diagnosis" to the leaders of the independent trade union movement and explained why, in his opinion, the response of union leaders…