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Countries at Risk : Belarus

The ITUC has been campaigning to support independent trade union movement of Belarus, which is under heavy repressions from the regime of President Lukashenko. The violation of trade union rights led to ILO Commission of Inquiry and economic sanctions from the EU and US. (...)
The PERC is supporting targeted priority campaign actions of its affiliates in case of violation of trade union or workers’ rights by governments or employers or mounting political and public pressure to change national policies or legislation. These campaigns are targeted at specific situations and time periods where international solidarity can make a difference.

News » Countries at Risk : Belarus


ITUC General Secretary visit to Belarus

17-09-2014 - On 14-16 September 2014 ITUC General Secretary Sharan Burrow visited Belarus. She discussed the situation with trade union and workers rights in the (...) read more

Belarus: ITUC voices its concerns about free trade union discrimination at a Bobruisk plant

01-04-2014 - ITUC General Secretary, Sharan Burrow, sent a letter to the Director of Bobruisk Plant of Tractor Parts and Units, JSC, Alexander Agranovich, where (...) read more

FIDH repoft: Forced Labor and the Pervasive Violation of Workers’ Rights in Belarus

11-12-2013 - The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) has published a report on workers rights situation in Belarus. The report in particular looks at (...) read more

Persecutions against Union Members at “Mozyr Oil Refinery”, Republic of Belarus

22-10-2013 - The ITUC calls to support the campaign of its affiliate Belarusian Congress of Demoncratic Trade Unions to stop harassment and intimidation of (...) read more
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