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Human Rights Watch calls on Georgia’s government to end dangerous mining practices

The international rights group said workers’ lives were being put at risk in order to meet production quotas.

Human Rights Watch calls on Georgia’s government to end dangerous mining practices

The international rights group said workers’ lives were being put at risk in order to meet production quotas.

Six miners killed in Georgia’s Tkibuli coal mine

Three others remain in hospital, two in critical condition. The accident occurred in the same mine that killed four workers last May.

Six miners killed in Georgia’s Tkibuli coal mine

Three others remain in hospital, two in critical condition. The accident occurred in the same mine that killed four workers last May.

Miner dies in Chiatura tunnel collapse

Trade unions say Zaza Abramashvili, 45, was forced to work in a ‘high-risk’ area.

Miner dies in Chiatura tunnel collapse

Trade unions say Zaza Abramashvili, 45, was forced to work in a ‘high-risk’ area.

Welcome to ‘hell’: working on a Georgian railway construction site

Despite warnings from unions and officials, life for workers on key railway constructions in central Georgia remain a ‘living hell’.

Welcome to ‘hell’: working on a Georgian railway construction site

By Luka Pertaia

Despite warnings from unions and officials, life for workers on key railway constructions in central Georgia remain a ‘living hell’.

1,300 workplace deaths and injuries in Georgia since 2010

Data obtained from the Ministry of Internal Affairs shows that in 2010–2017, 359 people were killed and 984 injured in workplace accidents.

1,300 workplace deaths and injuries in Georgia since 2010

Data obtained from the Ministry of Internal Affairs shows that in 2010–2017, 359 people were killed and 984 injured in workplace accidents.

Georgian parliamentary committee ‘approves higher fines’ for labour safety violations

The government has come under increased pressure from labour groups to pursue ‘more effective’ reforms.

Georgian parliamentary committee ‘approves higher fines’ for labour safety violations

The government has come under increased pressure from labour groups to pursue ‘more effective’ reforms.

Editorial | Georgia’s government needs to act to protect workers

The latest death of a construction worker in Georgia demonstrates that the government must stand up for the rights and lives of its citizens.

Editorial | Georgia’s government needs to act to protect workers

By OC Media

The latest death of a construction worker in Georgia demonstrates that the government must stand up for the rights and lives of its citizens.

Labour ministry to ‘inspect for rights violations’ in Georgia

The Inspection Department is still unable to check workplaces without consent from employers, and their recommendations are not legally binding.

Labour ministry to ‘inspect for rights violations’ in Georgia

The Inspection Department is still unable to check workplaces without consent from employers, and their recommendations are not legally binding.

Opinion | Georgia’s labour reforms do little to fix the country’s deadly workplaces

Georgia’s workers need laws to force employers to take their safety seriously, and an inspection department with the clout to back them up.

Opinion | Georgia’s labour reforms do little to fix the country’s deadly workplaces

By Raisa Liparteliani

Georgia’s workers need laws to force employers to take their safety seriously, and an inspection department with the clout to back them up.

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