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Podcast | Surviving on $8 a month: is Georgia on track for a real living wage?

Jeff Vize of HRW and Raisa Liparteliani from the Georgian Trade Union Confederation about Georgia’s minimum wage.

Podcast | Surviving on $8 a month: is Georgia on track for a real living wage?

Jeff Vize of HRW and Raisa Liparteliani from the Georgian Trade Union Confederation about Georgia’s minimum wage.

Opinion | Georgia’s minimum wage is stuck in the 90s

It’s past time for Georgia to raise its minimum wage, which has remained unchanged since the 1990s. 

Opinion | Georgia’s minimum wage is stuck in the 90s

By Jeff Vize

It’s past time for Georgia to raise its minimum wage, which has remained unchanged since the 1990s. 

Azerbaijani Democracy 1918 movement shuts down citing government pressure

The pro-democracy movement is ceasing its activities due to continued government pressure against their members and a lack of resources.

Azerbaijani Democracy 1918 movement shuts down citing government pressure

The pro-democracy movement is ceasing its activities due to continued government pressure against their members and a lack of resources.

Third Azerbaijani labour activist detained in last month

Aykhan Israfilov, who has been supporting ongoing protests by delivery couriers, was arrested on drug charges.

Third Azerbaijani labour activist detained in last month

Aykhan Israfilov, who has been supporting ongoing protests by delivery couriers, was arrested on drug charges.

Azerbaijani labour rights activist ‘tortured and detained’

Afiaddin Mammadov has been sentenced to 30 days in detention on charges of disobeying police orders.

Azerbaijani labour rights activist ‘tortured and detained’

Afiaddin Mammadov has been sentenced to 30 days in detention on charges of disobeying police orders.

Opinion | Georgia’s labour oversight body has backtracked on transparency

A move to hide employers’ names from public access threatens the much-needed protection of labour rights in Georgia. 

Opinion | Georgia’s labour oversight body has backtracked on transparency

By Giorgi Gogia

A move to hide employers’ names from public access threatens the much-needed protection of labour rights in Georgia. 

Georgian paramedics ‘fired for union activity’

Since last year, emergency workers and trade unions have been demanding salary increases and better working conditions.

Georgian paramedics ‘fired for union activity’

Since last year, emergency workers and trade unions have been demanding salary increases and better working conditions.

Chiatura miners’ strike ends after company caves on key demands

Georgian Manganese agreed to reverse new ore quotas and to honour their obligation to increase salaries in line with inflation.

Chiatura miners’ strike ends after company caves on key demands

Georgian Manganese agreed to reverse new ore quotas and to honour their obligation to increase salaries in line with inflation.

Why the far right is trying to infiltrate a miners’ strike in Georgia

Since some of the striking Chiatura miners travelled to the capital, far-right figures have been seen attempting to ingratiate themselves in the protests.

Why the far right is trying to infiltrate a miners’ strike in Georgia

By Mariam Nikuradze

Since some of the striking Chiatura miners travelled to the capital, far-right figures have been seen attempting to ingratiate themselves in the protests.

In pictures | Portrait of a mass hunger strike

Angry over increasingly harsh working conditions, ten mine workers in central Georgia have gone on hunger strike.

In pictures | Portrait of a mass hunger strike

Angry over increasingly harsh working conditions, ten mine workers in central Georgia have gone on hunger strike.