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Calling on Russia to stop immediately its aggression, invasion, and occupation of Ukraine

28 February, 2022IndustriALL Global Union and industriAll European Trade Union’s affiliates urge the government of the Russian Federation to stop immediately its aggression, invasion, and occupation of Ukraine.  The Russian Federation should stop violating Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.

Ukraine: dialogue and diplomacy are the only way forward

24 February, 2022While the tensions over Ukraine persist, IndustriALL Global Union and industriAll European Trade Union’s affiliates call for the de-escalation of the conflict and a peaceful solution.

Coal miners in Ukraine demand elimination of wage arrears

13 December, 2021After a series of local protests, both over- and underground, the Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine (NPGU) is calling on members from all over the country to join an indefinite protest in Kiev to demand payment of wage arrears to workers of state-owned coal mines and proper financing of the sector. Unless authorities immediately eliminate the wage arrears, the protest will start on 16 December.

Unions oppose regressive labour law reform in Ukraine

21 September, 2021Ukrainian unions are planning a protest action on 7 October, World Day for Decent Work, against the current labour law reform, which risks undermining workers’ and trade union rights.

Ukrainian uranium miners fight for their jobs

22 July, 2021Two Ukrainian affiliates of IndustriALL Global Union are fighting to protect decent jobs and timely wage payments for 8,000 workers of the only Ukrainian enterprise that extracts and processes uranium ore for Ukrainian nuclear power plants.

CIS unions demand improved health and safety in mines

25 May, 2021When 60 participants from ten mining unions in seven CIS countries met on 20 May, the need for ratification and proper implementation of ILO Convention 176 on health and safety in mines was discussed.

Ukraine must abandon anti-worker law reform

21 April, 2021Ukrainian unions are concerned over at least seven anti-worker and anti-union draft laws in violation of the national constitution and international labour standards, including ILO conventions and EU directives.

Union fights for fair collective bargaining at ArcelorMittal in Ukraine

7 April, 2021The Trade Union of Metalworkers and Miners of Ukraine (PMGU) is demanding a 30 per cent wage increase for nearly 24,000 workers at the ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih steel plant to reach the wage level of industry competitors and cover inflation.

Coal mining unions demand comprehensive framework to solve industry problems in Ukraine

30 November, 2020During a two-day online meeting on 26-27 November on Ukraine’s energy vision and future prospects, organized by IndustriALL and FES, Ukrainian coal mining unions adopted a joint resolution demanding urgent measures in response to the severe crisis in the industry.

Ukrainian energy unions demand dialogue for Just Transition

30 November, 2020On 26-27 November, unions from the nuclear, oil and gas, energy, electrotechnical and coal mining industries met online in a two-day meeting organized by IndustriALL and FES to discuss Ukraine’s energy vision and future prospects.