Workers' Pivdenmash "picketed the Prosecutor General through non-payment of wages
Monday dozens of workers major manufacturer of space technology in Ukraine – State Enterprise « Yuzhny Machine-Building Plant & raquo ;, which in Dnepropetrovsk and independent trade unions picketed the Prosecutor General of Ukraine in Kiev. PRo is told RFE picketers. It is reported. According to participants, they demanded that the Prosecutor General's Office to intervene with non-payment of wages in the enterprise during more than six months, to start criminal proceedings on this fact, as well as over non-payment of wages in other industrial Dnepropetrovskvschyny different ownership. In addition, the picketers turned to the Prosecutor General to investigate the beating of trade union activist Yevhen Derkach, which occurred February 19 in Dnepropetrovsk, not as theft, as well as obstructing his social work. Participants of the rally were holding posters « Give our salary! & Raquo ;, « We will not be intimidated! Eugene, you and I! &Raquo; and so on. According to the workers, wage arrears in the factory is over 80 million, due to financial problems most of the shops Company « in simple & raquo ;. In addition, staff « Pivdenmash » complain about the lack of orders for their products, in particular,from the state. As informed the protesters, from the building of the General Prosecutor's Office on Monday to their representatives took office, the meeting adopted a resolution agreed to take the case under its control. They also promised to open a criminal investigation into the beating Evgeny Derkach motivated obstruction of his union activities. Andfrom the beginning, this is the sixth rally of workers « Pivdenmash & raquo ;. They had gathered to protest at access points of enterprises and blocked the street. According to the administration of the company, for stable operation « Pivdenmash » 2015 factory orders require 2.5 billion, the volume has contracts valued atless than 1 billion USD. In October 2014, during his visit to the « Yuzhny Machine-Building Plant » President of Ukraine Poroshenko said that instruct enabled products « & raquo ;, Pivdenmash including precision-guided weapons, the state defense order for 2015.