Employees of one of the most popular bookshop chains in Georgia, Biblus, are complaining about harsh working conditions and poor overtime compensation.
Georgian supermarket chain Fresco was investigated by the the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia for alleged exploitation and forced labour, but ‘the allegations were not confirmed by any of Fresco’s employees’, the Minister of Labour said on 9 February. [Read more…]
Workers dismissed on mass from a Rustavi nitrogen plant on 26 January have continued to protest the decision. The workers were joined by the Georgian Trade Union, students, NGOs and opposition activists, all demanding that the 350 employees, who were fired without warning, be reinstated to their previous positions.
Former workers at a nitrogen factory in Rustavi, in southeast Georgia, who were recently fired by the company’s new management, staged a protest in front of the factory on 30 January. [Read more…]