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COURT PROCEEDINGS AGAINST 94 UKRAINIAN TRADE UNIONISTS AT INGULSKA MINE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 709: tabled on 19 December 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 18 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes with alarm that 94 miners at the state-owned uranium mine lngulska, in the Kirovohrad region of Ukraine, are facing court proceedings; is concerned that this response to a reasonable protest over months of underpaid wages is aimed at intimidating members of the Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine (NPGU); further notes with concern that the court judge in their collusive conduct with the mine management has violated the Civil Procedural Code of Ukraine; and calls for the cancellation of the next court hearing on 18 January 2018, immediate and unconditional termination of the proceedings against the miners, payment of all wages owed and meaningful negotiations with NPGU.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.