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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.

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.

Georgia beefs up labour inspection department

Inspectors from the ‘more autonomous’ new department will have powers to inspect all workplaces without a court order or giving prior warning.

Georgia beefs up labour inspection department

Inspectors from the ‘more autonomous’ new department will have powers to inspect all workplaces without a court order or giving prior warning.

Tbilisi court indefinitely bans metro strike ‘during working hours’

The drivers' union has said they still plan to go on strike after supporters gathered on Tuesday in front of Rustaveli Metro Station.

Tbilisi court indefinitely bans metro strike ‘during working hours’

The drivers' union has said they still plan to go on strike after supporters gathered on Tuesday in front of Rustaveli Metro Station.

Georgia’s Agara sugar factory to be reopened after workers march

Workers had marched 110 kilometres from Agara to Tbilisi, in protest at the factory’s closure.

Georgia’s Agara sugar factory to be reopened after workers march

Workers had marched 110 kilometres from Agara to Tbilisi, in protest at the factory’s closure.

Workers march 110 km to Tbilisi demanding reopening of sugar factory

The workers, from the town of Agara, are demanding the government step in to save the plant.

Workers march 110 km to Tbilisi demanding reopening of sugar factory

The workers, from the town of Agara, are demanding the government step in to save the plant.

Miners demand ‘temporary halt’ to coal mining in Tkibuli

The group are demanding the mining company improve safety conditions in the mines after six miners were killed earlier in April.

Miners demand ‘temporary halt’ to coal mining in Tkibuli

The group are demanding the mining company improve safety conditions in the mines after six miners were killed earlier in April.

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.

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