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Wednesday, 22.December 2010

WORLD TRADE UNION MOVEMENT UURGES PRESIDENT LUKASHENKO TO RELEASE BKDP ACTIVISTS FROM PRISON WITHOUT ANY DELAY


The General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) Sharan Burrow and the General Secretary of European Confederation of Trade Unions (ETUC) John Monks addressed President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko with the demand to release from prison without any delay the...
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Tuesday, 21.December 2010

BKDP DENOUCED VIOLENT ATTACKS ON DEMONSTRATORS PROTESTING DECEMBER 19-20


BKDP made a statement in connection with the events taken place during and after the presidential election on December 19-20 this year "We are outraged by the massacre, committed by security forces over participants of the rally, which was held in the evening December 19 and 20 at the...
18:27, Admin | 46 x read | Print

BELARUSIAN FREE TRADE UNION LEADER HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR 10 DAYS


Chairman of the Belarusian Free Trade Union (SPB) Michael Kovalkov has been sentenced to 10 days of jail for taking part in protest actions held in Minsk on December 19 against falsification of election results.
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Wednesday, 24.November 2010

RETRAINING OF BKDP PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY INSPECTORS


16-18 November 2010 series of seminars on occupational health and safety at work for public technical inspectors were run in primary organization of Belarusian Independent Trade Union (BNP) at Mozyr Oil Refinery.
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PROTEST PICKETING IN SOLIGORSK IN DEFENCE OF WORKERS OF DELTA-STYLE GARMENT FACTORY


November 20 the activists of Belarusian Independent Trade Union (BNP) held a protest picketing at "Builder" stadium in defense of women-workers of "Delta Style"JV who over the years can not register their primary organization.
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Friday, 19.November 2010

INDEPENDENT UNIONS HAVE SUCCEEDED IN RETURNING PREFERENTIAL RENTING PAYMENT RATE


Independent trade unions will again enjoy the right to rent room space for their offices on reduced terms. Presidential decree 569 dated 5 November 2010 has returned the reduced rate of 0.1 when determining the size of rent payment. The mentioned Decree enters into force three months after its...
14:54, Admin | 75 x read | Print
Tuesday, 16.November 2010

BKDP URGES TO SIMPLIFY ESSENTIALLY PROCEDURE OF REGESTERING TRADE UNIONS


  BKDP has sent proposals on improving procedure of registering trade unions and their structures to the Council on improvement of labor and social legislation under the auspice of Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Republic of Belarus (called hereinafter as...
14:45, Admin | 78 x read | Print
Tuesday, 02.November 2010

NATIONWIDE TRAGEDY AGAINST THE BACKGROUND OF SPEACHLESS SILENCE OF THE REGIME


The BKDP Council made a statement in connection with deaths of workers, who perished in a blast occurred at “Pinskdrev” Furniture Company on October 25. The nationwide tragedy has happened but the regime is keeping speechless silence. "We do not believe this tragedy is a...
16:51, Admin | 119 x read | Print
Wednesday, 20.October 2010

HARMONIZATION OF DRAFT GENERAL AGREEMENT FOR 2011-2013 IS RUNNING IN A TENSE ATMOSPHERE


At the regular meeting of the Working group on harmonizing Draft General Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Belarus, national associations of employers and trade unions for 2011-2013 held today on 19 October, the parties following the already established practice have resumed the...
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Friday, 08.October 2010

PARTICIPANTS OF ROUND TABLE ORGANIZED BY BKDP ADOPTED A RESOLUTION "ON THE RIGHT OF BELARUSIAN CITIZENS TO DECENT WORK"


  The BKDP on October 7 had a roundtable discussion within the framework of the World Day for Decent Work campaign. It was attended by representatives of all four affiliates of BKDP - Belarusian Independent Trade Union (BNP), Belarusian Free Trade Union (SPB), Free Metalworkers’ Union...
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