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Deilmann-Haniel fires workers demanding safety in Belarus

29 November, 2019German shaft-sinking company, Deilmann-Haniel has notified workers about non-renewal of their contracts after their complaint to the Belarusian labour inspectorate about violations of the national safety norms and the absence of safety certification of their workplaces.

Labour movement in solidarity with people of Belarus

28 August, 2020Unions worldwide are following the situation in Belarus with great concern and outrage. Together with its allies in the union movement, IndustriALL Global Union calls on all its affiliates throughout the world to take further action.

Belaruskali workers and union leader face repression in Belarus

23 October, 2020Workers and activists at Belaruskali, a potash fertilizer producer located in Soligorsk, face threats, repression and imprisonment in their fight for freedom and democracy in Belarus.

Workers’ and human rights violations in Belarus must stop

21 January, 2021Union activists and workers in Belarus are receiving harsh court sentences for peaceful protests, fighting for democracy and freedom.

Stop union busting in Belarus

1 December, 2021Independent unions in Belarus are under threat, as employers and state authorities use every chance to intimidate and dismiss independent union members, thus decreasing membership.

Increasing harassment against union leaders and members in Belarus

20 January, 2022The Free Metalworkers' Union (SPM), affiliated to IndustriALL, reports increasing repression against SPM leaders and members during the last months of 2021. Union leaders and members have been fired and detained, some have been forced to flee the country to avoid prosecution.

Repression against independent unions in Belarus must stop

20 April, 2022IndustriALL Global Union condemns the escalating repression of the independent trade union movement in Belarus and demands the release of detained activists.

Dismissals and threats against Belarusian steelworkers

22 February, 2021Since August last year, 200 workers have joined the newly established local branch of Belarusian Independent Union (BITU) at Byelorussian Steel Works (BMZ). In response, union activists have been threatened with dismissals and faced union busting. 

Global unions meet Belarusian opposition leader

11 March, 2021Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, the former presidential candidate in the Belarus elections of 2020 and the main opposition figure, met with representatives of global labour unions in Geneva today, in person and via Zoom.

BELARUS ACTIONS

3 October, 2012IndustriALL affiliate actions to STOP Precarious Work