Because of non-payment of wages in Dnipropetrovsk on strike employees «Yuzhmash» in Sumy — the drivers of trolleybuses and buses

The independent trade Union «Protection of labour» led the workers of SE «Pivdenmash them. Makarov» to the protest demanding respect for their labour rights and the timely payment of wages. About it reports «UKRINFORM».

In sum, the drivers of municipal trolleybuses and buses are on strike because of wage arrears

According to the Chairman of independent labor Union «Protection of labour» SE «Pivdenmash them. Makarov» Evgeny Derkach, the workers do not receive a salary for five months. Now the company has put the one-day mode because of the lack of orders, in accordance with the reduced payment. However, workers will demand a salary not below the minimum. Also raises the question of acceptance of employment.

We will remind, state enterprise «Yuzhmash them. Makarov» is a leading Ukrainian enterprise producing rocket and space equipment and technology for military, scientific and economic purposes. Produces the most environmentally friendly launch vehicles in the world. Using them to send commercial cargo space in the framework of the international project «Sea launch». The plant was engaged in serial production of satellites and space systems «Zenit», produced under license wind turbine Windpower, gerontovrachos machine under license of the German company Dutzi, chassis for development of aircraft An-140 and An-148, as well as trolleybuses, trams and tractors.

In sum, the drivers of municipal trolleybuses and buses are on strike because of wage arrears

Drivers in Sumy municipal enterprise «Elektroavtomat» serving approximately 100 destinations in the city, declared an indefinite strike because of unpaid wages, reports the UNIAN.

Because of the absence of the line of municipal trolleybuses and buses, many residents were unable to get to work and study, some areas with center of Sumy connects only public transport — as a Bass area or an area of the company «Sumykhimprom».

Drivers and other staff «Electroautomate» gathered on the premises behind locked gates, not releasing on routes a single unit of transport.

The protesters arrived the first Deputy of the mayor of Sumy Vladimir Voitenko said that the 5th of February during the extraordinary session of the city Council voted for the allocation of the trolleybusnik additional 2 million USD.

«Allocated at the session of the city Council UAH 2 million came to the enterprise, but having issues with the paperwork. Will not clarify who is to blame,» – said Voitenko.

He also promised that today will be paid the salary for February 2015 and asked that the trolley buses came on line. In turn, the drivers said the strike continued until, until the money appears on their cards.

The employees unanimously voted and signed the requirement that the strike will continue until full repayment of wage arrears. The strikers also demand to continue to pay wages within the time limits provided by applicable legislation and collective agreement. In addition, they relinquish the right, in case of monthly wage arrears, to strike each 15.

According to the data of the Sumy city Council, «Electroautomate» there is a debt on a salary in the amount of UAH 1.6 million: partially November (454,6 thousand UAH) and for December (1,199 million USD).

Currently «Elektroavtomat» remains without a Director because the previous Director retired and the new one not appointed yet. In addition, the Deputy Commission of the city Council now checks the operation of the enterprise.

As reported, the problems with wages arise on the company due to the fact that the state, demanding to provide free travel for various categories of beneficiaries, shall not cover the cost of their travel.




Because of non-payment of wages in Dnipropetrovsk on strike employees «Yuzhmash» in Sumy — the drivers of trolleybuses and buses 11.02.2016

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