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REP Trade Union seeks re-instatement of illegally fired Slonim porters

In the course of considering the lawsuit on re-instatement, a number of violations of the law were revealed committed by the administration of former Republic's Unitary Enterprise (RUE) "Slonim ZhREO" (housing maintenance organization), recently transformed into Communal Unitary Enterprise (CUE) "Slonim ZhKKh".

Lawyers of REP and BNP Trade Unions share experiences

On September 14, the office of the REP Trade Union hosted a meeting of lawyers of the REP and BNP Trade Unions, the profrep.by reports.

Leonid Dubonosov: "There've always been falsifications – and they are still there"

One of the few activists of the REP Trade Union, who had decided to participate in the parliamentary elections as a candidate for an MP, has commented on the out comes of the election campaign.

"Decision of the REP Trade Union to ignore elections was correct"

Gennady Fedynich, the REP Chairman, has commented on the outcomes of the parliamentary elections in Belarus.

"Naftan": profits go down; wage growth frozen

The Oil Refinery is in turmoil because Russia has cut oil supplies to Belarus.

Wages paid in Glusk District. For June so far, at 75 US dollars

The workers of the Open Joint-Stock Agrarian Company "Slavgorodskiy" have forced their bosses to pay them 60% of their wages for June: however, it is still unknown when they will receive the rest for June and their wages for July.

"Authorities have eloquently demonstrated their real attitude to workers"

The Grodno Regional Court has considered a complaint against the ruling of the Slonim District Court, which had refused to reinstate Mikhail Soshko, a member of the REP Trade Union, at work.

After Kobyakov's visit workers of "Atlant" branch saw unpleasant surprise

Workers laughed at the statements of the Prime Minister, who visited their enterprise a week ago.

News from IndustriALL Global Union

  • Workers at Shougang Hierro Peru mining company have begun an indefinite general strike. They are striking for a decent pay increase and against attacks on workers, as well as demanding better health and safety in the mines.

  • As former Brazilian president Lula da Silva is under attack and facing an unjustified trial, the international trade union movement is coming together to protest against the sham charges.

  • With less than two weeks to go until the IndustriALL Global Union 2nd Congress, IndustriALL is looking forward to welcoming some 1,400 trade union leaders from over 100 countries to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 4-7 October. 

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