A student strike has been sparked by proposed reforms which would make Armenian Language, Armenian Literature, and Armenian History no longer mandatory for University students. [Read more…]
Forty-five Afghan war veterans are on a hunger strike in Makhachkala, the capital of the Russian Republic of Daghestan, demanding improved housing conditions.
International rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on the Georgian Government to improve safety conditions for miners, slamming the country’s deregulation of labour safety. [Read more…]
Employees of online gambling provider Evolution Gaming in Georgia have created a union after several employees claimed to have been fired for demanding better wages and working conditions. [Read more…]
Sixty railway construction workers at an international company in Georgia’s central Shida Kartli region have left their job after unsuccessfully demanding a raise. [Read more…]
After starting a sudden and unsanctioned strike earlier this month, miners in Chiatura stitched their lips together to demonstrate how much their hazardous occupations cost. [Read more…]
Georgia’s social workers are demanding a meeting with Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze in order to address the ‘systemic changes’ they say are needed to the social services system. Almost all of the country’s social workers began a nationwide strike on Monday, holding simultaneous protests in Tbilisi, Kutaisi, Batumi, and Telavi. [Read more…]
Around 120 workers at an aircraft manufacturing factory in Tbilisi have gone on strike after negotiations with the company’s management failed. [Read more…]
Almost all of Georgia’s social workers are set to go on strike on 1 March, over what they say are poor working conditions and a lack of resources. [Read more…]
Around 400 residents of the Daghestani town of Izberbash protested in front of the local mayor’s office on Tuesday, demanding their water access be restored. Houses in the town have been without water for the last three weeks.