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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.

Georgian online casino employees unionise for strike after mass firings

Employees of Evolution Gaming went on what the company called an ‘illegal strike’ last week demanding better wages and working conditions.

Georgian online casino employees unionise for strike after mass firings

Employees of Evolution Gaming went on what the company called an ‘illegal strike’ last week demanding better wages and working conditions.

Railway workers quit en masse after wildcat strike in central Georgia

Sixty railway construction workers walked out after failing to reach an agreement with their employer — China Railway 23rd Bureau Group.

Railway workers quit en masse after wildcat strike in central Georgia

Sixty railway construction workers walked out after failing to reach an agreement with their employer — China Railway 23rd Bureau Group.

Video | Why do workers die in Georgia?

On 16 July, 16-year-old Giorgi Beshkenadze plunged to his death at a construction site in Tbilisi.

Video | Why do workers die in Georgia?

On 16 July, 16-year-old Giorgi Beshkenadze plunged to his death at a construction site in Tbilisi.

Voice | ‘I have a child, a house, and a business, why on earth would I wash your socks?’

Keti Tomeishvili, 48, from Vani, spent 14 years working abroad to support her family, before coming home and starting a successful business.

Voice | ‘I have a child, a house, and a business, why on earth would I wash your socks?’

Keti Tomeishvili, 48, from Vani, spent 14 years working abroad to support her family, before coming home and starting a successful business.

Video | Chiatura: the town of miners

Around 3,000 mine workers went on strike in the industrial City of Chiatura, in western Georgia, earlier in May.

Video | Chiatura: the town of miners

Around 3,000 mine workers went on strike in the industrial City of Chiatura, in western Georgia, earlier in May.

Speaking up through sewn lips: a wildcat strike in Chiatura

After starting an unsanctioned strike, miners in Chiatura stitched their lips together to demonstrate the cost of their hazardous occupations.

Speaking up through sewn lips: a wildcat strike in Chiatura

By Dato Parulava

After starting an unsanctioned strike, miners in Chiatura stitched their lips together to demonstrate the cost of their hazardous occupations.

Workers injured due to safety violations at Panorama Tbilisi construction site

Video footage from immediately after the accident showed that safety rules were not being followed on the site.

Workers injured due to safety violations at Panorama Tbilisi construction site

Video footage from immediately after the accident showed that safety rules were not being followed on the site.

Armenia’s blind struggle to find a livelihood

Faced with ignorance and discrimination, finding work as a blind person is a difficult task.

Armenia’s blind struggle to find a livelihood

By Manya Israyelyan

Faced with ignorance and discrimination, finding work as a blind person is a difficult task.

Georgian social workers end strike after government ‘partially’ meets their demands

The ministry promised to provide vehicles to the agency and to hire additional staff, but have not yet reached an agreement on a pay rise.

Georgian social workers end strike after government ‘partially’ meets their demands

The ministry promised to provide vehicles to the agency and to hire additional staff, but have not yet reached an agreement on a pay rise.

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