In Poland, will create the Union of Ukrainian workers

В Польше создадут профсоюз украинских работников

Sometimes the Ukrainians in Poland are victims of trafficking.

In the Polish Katowice hosted the founding meeting of the Union of Ukrainian workers, reports Polish radio.

Soon the documents about creation of the Union will give at registration. The office of the Association will be in Warsaw.

Director of international Department of National Association of trade unions Peter Ostrovsky noted that the creation of a new organization is a joint initiative of the Ukrainians, who complain of various forms of employment discrimination in Poland, and of the National Union of trade unions, which seeks to help them to fight for their rights.

“The Ukrainians, who often work illegally, not only not covered by the minimum rules of the law of labour and social security, but simply exploiting and cheating. They do not know their rights and know who to turn to for help”, – said the Director.

He added that sometimes even Ukrainians become victims of human trafficking.

The organizers hope that this new Union will contribute to the security of the Ukrainian workers of the conditions stipulated by the International labour organization, and provide a guarantee of Ukrainians minimum labour standards adopted in Poland.

We will remind that earlier in Poland vandals desecrated two graves of soldiers of the UPA in the Ukrainian military cemetery in the village of Pykulychah near Przemysl.

The head of Association of Ukrainians in Poland Peter Tym told that these burials are legal, their establishment financed by the Polish side under the supervision of the Council of protection of memory of struggle and martyrdom of Poland.

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