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

08.04.19 13:59
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.

"In Poland, employers have to comply with ethical standards, but have they to in Belarus?"

28.03.19 10:51
Lyudmila Grechits, a former worker of the Polish "Polpharma" Company, applied to the REP Trade Union for legal help. She believes that her dismissal was caused by personal dislike of the head of the Belarusian company branch and by her decision to defend her rights.

International organizations urge to stop criminalizing trade unions and their activities in Belarus

28.03.19 10:49
International organizations have called for the inclusion of the norms human and labour rights in the priorities of the EU-Belarus partnership negotiations. In their joint letter, the ITUC, IndustriALL, ETUC and European IndustriAll have drawn attention to the "trade union case" and international standards that the government of Belarus is…

Court marshals arrest Fedynich's apartment and Komlik's car

28.03.19 10:46
The law enforcement divisions of the Tsentralny and Frunzensky Districts of Minsk have instituted enforcement proceedings against Gennady Fedynich and Igor Komlik.

30 days and 30 nights at work – for salary about USD 100 a month

13.03.19 10:22
The violations like paying wages below the established floor salary and exploitation of workers are not a new phenomenon in Belarus. Given the absence of no other work in the countryside, agrarians are forced to work not only for themselves but also for those, whom collective farm bosses decided not…

Andrei Strizhak: Work of "parasite commissions" shows inefficiency of the entire state system

13.03.19 10:16
On February 28, 2019, Andrei Strizhak, a board member of the REP Reade Union from Gomel, answered the questions of the "Radio Racyja" (RR) about the REP's struggle against Presidential Ordinance No. 3.

"Freedom to political prisoners!" action supports REP Trade Union

12.03.19 10:27
As reported by the "charter97.org" website, ten activists held an action and expressed their support for political prisoners, the website and the leaders of the REP Trade Union.

REP activists were first to come out to "marches of parasites": the went there as to barricades, fearing no fines and jails

12.03.19 10:25
Victor Kozlov, REP Trade Union's representative for the Gomel Region, tells about his organization and its immediate problems.