Miners in the city of Novovolynsk of Volyn region on the first day of the week staged a strike because of wage arrears, informs the press service of the Confederation of free trade unions of Ukraine.
"Today, on July 27, the first shift of Miners of mine" ipb? 1 " didn't want to start working from-for debts on a salary ", - is informed in the report of the press service.
according to the Confederation, head of the Union of miners Anatoly Mukhamedzhanov said that the employees had not paid " a penny earned for April, may and June of the current year.
Also, According to Mukhamedzhanov, miners have the impression that the extracted coal to anyone in the state is not needed, because it lies too long in warehouses and not being realised.
The miners appealed to the heads of all levels, but was not able to achieve at least partial repayment of debt on a salary. On the last working day of the week, July 24, Authorized the city power Novovolynsk, supporting the just demands of the miners ' Novovolynsk? 1 ", visited on reception at the Minister of energy and coal industry Vladimir Demchishin, but the answer to the question, when the employees of the state enterprise will repay a three-month wage arrears, and has not received. For this reason, the Miners went on strike ", - is informed in the report of the press service.
This is not the first Ukrainian miners strike because of wage arrears. Before they came to Kiev and staged rallies in the city center, the authorities promised to pay debts.