"Labour Inspectorate is no authority for the court"

02.02.14 8:00
The Zheleznodorozhny District Court of Gomel has dismissed the lawsuit lodged by the Gomel human rights activist, a locksmith-toolmaker Anatoly Poplavny against his dismissal from work because he had demanded to observe his labour rights, which had been confirmed by the State Labour Inspectorate. The court ruling, which has not…

SPB union leader at Bobruisk factory stops his hunger strike

30.01.14 8:42
The factory administration has unexpectedly agreed to negotiate with Mikhail Kovalkov, who associates this surprise with the arrival inMinsk of the mission of the International Labour Organization (ILO).

Three months later Ministry of Labour responds to dismissal of independent unionists

15.01.14 7:37
The Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Republic of Belarus has answered the letter of Alexander Yaroshuk, the Chairman of the Belarusian Congress of Democratic Trade Unions (BKDP) demanding to stop pressure on the members of the BNP Trade Union.

Yuri Shvets: "For thirty pieces of silver people quit independent trade union."

14.01.14 7:28
Members of the primary organization of the Belarusian Independent Trade Union (BNP) at the Mozyr Oil Refinery (known as Mozyr NPZ), who challenged their dismissal or non-renewal of labour contracts, have lost their trials.

After intervention of REP Trade Union, bosses of Slonim Worsted Factory raised locksmith's category

13.01.14 7:26
A factory worker complained to the union that he was underpaid by his employer.

Brest REP activists call on citizens to oppose mass introduction of contracts

10.01.14 12:40
On the eve of the New Year, activists Brest city organization of the REP Trade Union organized a flash mob "For Belarus without contracts!"

Brest Catholics from building trust were forced to work on Christmas

30.12.13 5:55
By order of their bosses, the workers of Building Trust No. 8 from in Brest were forced to go out to work on December 25. Nobody explained them why this was needed.

Union activists convicted for newsletter

27.12.13 6:11
Alexander Evdokimchik, an activist of the Free Trade Union of Metalworkers (known as SPM) was awarded a penalty in the amount of 15 base units; and Nikolai Gerasimenko, the press secretary of the REP Trade Union, was arrested for 2 days.