First failures of the "parasite" Ordinance

04.02.19 10:17
The first utility bills envisaging the full compensation of the cost of services will come to "parasites" in March. They are given another month to prove to the authorities that they are employed or have got into a difficult life situation, the "Salidarnasts" writes.

Investigator involved in REP Trade Union case fired

25.02.19 10:38
Last week, Colonel Ilya Volozin, the head of the division for investigating economic crimes of the Investigating Committee for Minsk City, and his colleague, Andrei Kachur, an employee of the Central Office of the above Committee, left their posts, as two unrelated sources told the

Yuri Belyakov on 'parasites': "You've committed no wrongdoing, but you're already persecuted and punished"

25.02.19 10:36
Igor Yakshevich, a resident of Minsk, has turned to the administration of the Moskovsky District with a demand to exclude him from the "parasite" database.

IndustriALL Global Union: "We never betray our members: REP can rely on us"

25.02.19 10:34
Vadim Borisov, the regional representative of the IndustriALL Global Union for the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States), took part in the session of the Board of the REP Trade Union.

REP Trade Union examines working conditions at MTZ

21.02.19 10:07
On January 29, Yuri Belyakov, a legal inspector of the REP Trade Union, and Igor Komlik, the chairman of the REP's Minsk City Branch, visited the painting bay of Shop 91 of the Minsk Tractor Works (known by the trademark MTZ).

REP makes statement on Ordinance No. 1

21.02.19 9:53
On January 31, 2019, the Council of the REP Trade Union held its sitting in Minsk and adopted a joint appeal to residents of Belarus on the situation around the "parasite" Ordinances. Here is the full text of the appeal.

Garry Pogonyailo: "parasite" Ordinance is unconstitutional

20.02.19 10:04
Garry Pogonyailo, the well-known lawyer and rights defender, the chairman of the legal commission of the Belarusian Helsinki Committee (BHC), has analyzed the provisions of the scandalous Ordinance No. 3 and gives grounds for its unconstitutionality and arguments in favour of the need to cancel it, the writes.

Trading without shortage: a step-by-step guidance from a lawyer

20.02.19 9:56
From time to time we hear that employer try to blame their subordinate salespersons for the revealed shortages of goods at stores and warehouses, and sue them demanding to compensate the shortages from their own money. How to legally avoid this?