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Strizhak: List of professions banned for women has long been outdated

08.10.19 11:50
hy should Belarusian women operate trains and mine coal? Why is the "black list" of women's professions damaging both workers and the state?

"Jesuit Trick": Orsha REP Trade Union organization denied registration

08.10.19 11:42
The Orsha District Executive Committee (DEC) has refused to register the Orsha district primary organization of the REP Trade Union under the pretext that the OJSC "Ekomol" has recalled its earlier issued guarantee letter on the provision of the needed legal address of the union organization; in Belarus, no registration…

Sudalenko: foreigners are expelled from Belarus by ignoring their families' interests

24.09.19 11:53
On August 30, Victor Morozov, the Public Prosecutor of the Gomel Region, protested at the Presidium of the Gomel Regional Court the ruling to extradite from Belarus Vladimir Trauter, a resident of the agricultural dwelling settlement of Gubichi, in the Buda-Koshelevo District.

Two years later, investigators return equipment to figurants of "trade union case"

24.09.19 11:40
"After an open letter appeared in the media addressed to Natalia Kochanova, the head of the Presidential Administration, in which the interpreter and REP activist, Leonid Schukin, explained the situation with our seized equipment, they called from the Minsk City Department of the Investigating Committee and said that we could…

REP adjudges record amount of moral harm compensation

23.09.19 12:41
The court has granted the lawsuit for compensation of moral harm in favour of the widow of the deceased Alexander Zemetsky and his minor daughter and in favour of the parents, brother, wife and minor children of the deceased Vitaly Shevko. The total compensation amount is BYN 370,000 (about USD…

Was watermelon harvesting in Lukashenko's residence a violation of labour safety?

17.09.19 11:48
On August 29, the presidential press service posted a video, showing girls from the presidential protocol service gathering watermelons together with Alexander Lukashenko. Not every watermelon was easily lifted by Lukashenko himself (his height is about 180 cm, and weight is at least 100 kg). In the video, the girls…

Court verdict in favour of a union member: USD 17,500 – disability cost due to employer's fault

10.09.19 12:39
On July 25, the Sovietsky District Court of Minsk ruled to collect BYN 35,000 from the Mozyr assembly branch of the OJSC "Belsantekhmontazh Trust No. 1" in favour of Victor Rabenok, a former worker of the Trust, in compensation of his health lost in a terrible accident, and of suffered…

Gorky Park workers voice alarm: "They fail to repair broken facilities, and force us to operate them with people"

10.09.19 11:47
Workers of the Central Children's Gorky Park of Minsk complain that the park administration refuses to repair attraction facilities; and they are insecure for visitors. Instead, complainants are punished and fired.