Ukrainian miners have plans on the first day of the week to block the route Kovel-Lviv, Volyn region, demanding payment of wage arrears, in the Evening the miners going to picket the presidential administration in Kiev, said the head of the independent trade Union of miners of Ukraine Mykhaylo Volynets.
last Friday Volynets said miners in the Volyn region stopped work from-for debts on a salary and promise in the near future to declare a hunger strike. According to him, the debt on a salary to miners " Mine? 1 "Novovolynsk" is 14, 5 million hryvnia (about 687 thousand dollars).
"The miners are directed to overlap the highway Kovel-Lviv near the bridge over the river Western bug. Suppose to finish at fifteen. 00. In the evening, miners will begin a campaign of hunger strike in front of presidential administration. Also on Tuesday in the Ministry group of miners plans to be the technical meeting at state enterprise " mine? 1 " Novovolynsk ". That is, if on Tuesday after the meeting will not be paid salary - will be announced on the hunger strike, " wrote Volynets on the first day of the week on his page on Facebook.
This is not the first strike of Ukrainian coal miners because of wage arrears. Before they came to Kiev and staged rallies in the city center, the authorities promised to pay debts.