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Workers stranded on offshore oil rigs in Azerbaijan due to COVID-19 

Workers on oil platforms owned by Azerbaijan’s state-owned oil firm, SOCAR, will have to stay offshore for over a month.

Workers stranded on offshore oil rigs in Azerbaijan due to COVID-19 

Workers on oil platforms owned by Azerbaijan’s state-owned oil firm, SOCAR, will have to stay offshore for over a month.

Coronavirus takes its toll on Georgian economy

The Georgian government has pledged a ₾1 billion stimulus for the Georgian economy.

Coronavirus takes its toll on Georgian economy

The Georgian government has pledged a ₾1 billion stimulus for the Georgian economy.

State Audit: Tbilisi’s bus drivers ‘illegally overworked, underpaid’

The Tbilisi Transport Company was found to have been violating the labour rights of bus drivers, endangering them and their passengers.

State Audit: Tbilisi’s bus drivers ‘illegally overworked, underpaid’

The Tbilisi Transport Company was found to have been violating the labour rights of bus drivers, endangering them and their passengers.

Transgender employee attacked in Spar supermarket in Tbilisi

The incident is the third attack on an employee of Spar in Tbilisi in the last two months after a 20-year-old cashier was murdered in December.

Transgender employee attacked in Spar supermarket in Tbilisi

The incident is the third attack on an employee of Spar in Tbilisi in the last two months after a 20-year-old cashier was murdered in December.

Laid-off Rustavi nitrogen factory workers win back jobs after three-year legal battle

The sudden dismissal of 350 workers in 2017 led to large protests outside the factory and in Tbilisi.

Laid-off Rustavi nitrogen factory workers win back jobs after three-year legal battle

The sudden dismissal of 350 workers in 2017 led to large protests outside the factory and in Tbilisi.

Armenia’s copper capital no longer? The uncertain future of Alaverdi

The copper smelter in Alaverdi, the city’s largest employer, was forced to shut down in 2018 due to excessive pollution.

Armenia’s copper capital no longer? The uncertain future of Alaverdi

By Gayane Mkrtchyan

The copper smelter in Alaverdi, the city’s largest employer, was forced to shut down in 2018 due to excessive pollution.

Armenia’s copper capital no longer? The uncertain future of Alaverdi

The copper smelter in Alaverdi, the city’s largest employer, was forced to shut down in 2018 due to excessive pollution.

Armenia’s copper capital no longer? The uncertain future of Alaverdi

The copper smelter in Alaverdi, the city’s largest employer, was forced to shut down in 2018 due to excessive pollution.

Stuck between a rock and a hard place — the miners of Tkibuli

Facing discrimination abroad, and dangerous working conditions at home, Tkibuli’s miners risk their lives for their livelihood.

Stuck between a rock and a hard place — the miners of Tkibuli

By Lana Kokaia

Facing discrimination abroad, and dangerous working conditions at home, Tkibuli’s miners risk their lives for their livelihood.

Video | Georgia's failed electoral reform - Explained

Thousands have taken to the streets in Georgia to protest failed electoral reforms.

Video | Georgia's failed electoral reform - Explained

Thousands have taken to the streets in Georgia to protest failed electoral reforms.

Inside Georgia’s textile industry: Part I — Unions

In part I of this multi-part series, we look at how employees are organising and how the unions work (or don’t) at two factories in Kutaisi.

Inside Georgia’s textile industry: Part I — Unions

By Tamuna Chkareuli

In part I of this multi-part series, we look at how employees are organising and how the unions work (or don’t) at two factories in Kutaisi.

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