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 Railway Workers Going on Strike: Traffic Will Stop like Hyundai on a Winter Night

Railway workers on will hold a rally in Kyiv in support of the labor, social and economic rights on January 16.

This is stated in the press release of the Free RailwayTrade Union of Ukraine.

In addition, therailroad workers will protest against the violations by the Cabinetand Ukrzaliznytsia administration officials of the sectoralagreements and sectoral legislation in the field of railwaytransport.

The meeting willlast from 10:00 to 13:00 in front of the Cabinet of Ministersbuilding.

"Ukrzaliznytsyaemployees and independent trade unions will demand to punish allthose responsible for the disorder and lawlessness that prevails inUkrzaliznytsia," says the statement.

"Violation of thebasic rules and laws governing railway transport, failure todevelop the rail industry and production of new trains,indifference to the problems of industry professionals - theseerrors of the officials often drives us, railwaymen, in a deadlockof problems that we are not able to solve," note the railroadworkers.

In addition, therailroad employees said that in case of not complying with theirdemands, they will hold all-Ukrainian railroad strike "Work byInstructions" from 07:00 to 09:00 on that day. Railway workers areconvinced that the railroad traffic will stop like a Hyundai on awinter night.

In September 2012about 60 representatives of six Ukrainian railroads picketed theMinistry of Infrastructure of Ukraine to stop clandestineprivatization of Ukrzaliznytsia.

In January theprotests with political demands were announced by Luhanskminers.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n229914