News on the topic: dismissals
21.10.2015 BPF member fired for observing elections
Liudmila Tserashonkava, a former employee of a Viciebsk-based sports school, says her dismissal was politically motivated.
27.09.2015 Baranavičy: Opposition activist fired over wearing prison uniform at work
On September 24, an activist from Baranavičy, Ryhor Hryk, was once again fired from his job, this time as a loader in one of the city’s private shops, after he came to work wearing striped prison clothes. The shop was closed for two hours, and the police were called. As a result, the activist was dismissed for alleged absence from work on Saturday, September 19, when Ryhor Hryk was on vacation.
16.09.2015 Another trade union activist loses job in Babrujsk
The top managers of a Babrujsk-based Plant of Tractor Parts and Units (TDiA) continue dismissing activists of the Free Trade Union of Belarus.
26.03.2015 BCD activists in Hrodna lose business
Siarhei and Mikalai Verameyenkas, activists of the Belarusian Christian Democracy in Hrodna, have had their license suspended by the Ministry of Transport, thus being deprived of the opportunity to earn a living by passenger carriage. The formal reason for this was last year’s fine that was imposed on Siarhei Verameyenka for violations in the design of trip tickets.
27.02.2015 Court in Mahiliou turns down suit by trade union activist
Trade union activist Aliaksei Paulouski demanded apologies from a construction company which refused to employ him due to “possible negative consequences”. The suit was considered by the Court of Mahiliou’s Leninski district.
17.12.2014 Historian Svyatlana Kul-Syalvyorstava dismissed from Hrodna university
The labour contract with Svyatlana Kul-Syalvyorstava was not extended because of “not sufficient number of publications”.
05.12.2014 Another activist of independent trade union gets fired from “Granite” enterprise in Mikashevichy
The management of the enterprise “Granite” hasn't extended the labour contract to the driver Uladzimir Kryvau, citing a violation of the security rules by him this spring.
13.11.2014 Concerned Babruisk activists apply to Babruisk CEC and TD&A plant to defend dismissed workers
Babruisk activists, concerned with the recent dismissal of four activists of the Free Trade Union of Belarus from the Tractor Details and Aggregates plant, have applied to the Babruisk City Executive Committee and the plant management to stand for Aliaksandr Hramyka, Aleh Shauchenka, Aliaksandr Varankin and Mikalai Zhybul.
12.11.2014 Babruisk hunger-strikers questioned by police
As reported to BelaPAN by Aliaksandr Varankin, the activists of the Belarusian Independent Trade Union, having gone on a hunger strike because of their discharge from Babruisk plant of tractor details and aggregates, were questioned at the police office.
11.11.2014 Babruisk hunger-strikers are summoned to police
The members of the primary unit of the Free Trade Union of Belarus, dismissed from the plant of tractor details and aggregates in Babruisk, continue their hunger-strike.
10.11.2014 Babruisk hunger-strikers, questioned at police department, declare indefinite hunger-strike
“At present, about 20 people are ready to join the hunger strike. Tomorrow they are going to write an appeal addressed to the local officials and submit it to the executive committee. We haven't received any response from the city authorities so far,” added the head of the primary unit of the FTUB.
10.11.2014 Fired for upholding struggle against «shadow accountancy»
The contract system of employment deprived employees of both state and private enterprises of their rights. In particular, the head of the private enterprise “Trans-Line-Brest” Aliaksandr Tsyhanchuk dismissed two truckers who carried cargoes abroad and had long labour records without any penalties.
05.11.2014 Hunger-strikers from Free Trade Union of Belarus are rudely expelled from Babruisk City Executive Committee
At 10 a.m. on November 5, the members of the Free Trade Union of Belarus who have been dismissed from the Tractor Details and Aggregates Plant, Aliaksandr Hramyka, Aleh Shauchenka, Aliaksandr Varankin and Mikalai Zhybul, declared a hunger-strike in the building of the Babruisk City Executive Committee. The
04.11.2014 Trucker gets fired for trying to find his real wage
The administration of the private transport company “Trans-Line-Brest” fired 48-year-old trucker Eduard Dziahileu, who worked in the company for 2 years, carrying cargos from Europe to Russia, as a result of his attempts to find out the real accrual of salary.
08.10.2014 Babruisk: three more trade union activists dismissed from Tractor Details and Aggregates Plant
The administration of the Belarusina Tractor Details and Aggregates Plant continues getting rid of members of the Free Trade Union of Belarus. This time, Aleh Shauchenka, Aliaksandr Benasik and Mikalai Zhybul have been informed that the labour contracts with them would not be extended. Recently it has also happened to Aliaksandr Varankin and Aliaksandr Hramyka.