Poroshenko has unlocked the payment of debts to miners

Порошенко разблокировал выплаты долгов шахтерам

Miners will be able to start to pay debts on salaries

The President signed the law on amendments to the state budget for 2018, which the coal industry is allocated 1,4 billion UAH.

President Petro Poroshenko has signed the law on amendments to the state budget for 2018, which gosshahtam is allocated 1,4 billion UAH of subsidies for the repayment of wage arrears to miners. On Friday, August 17, the press service of the head of state.

It is noted that the implementation of the law would reduce the social tension among the miners as the means of this budget program will be directed including on repayment of debts on wages of miners.

“The law also expanded the sources of funding of specified state programs and included them in the confiscated funds and the proceeds from the sale of property confiscated by the court for corruption and related corruption offences”, – stated in the message.

Earlier today it became known that the Cabinet held a secret meeting where, in particular, addressed the issue of payment of wages to the miners.

On the eve of the Independent trade Union of miners of Ukraine has sent to the International labour organization, which is a structural subdivision of the UN, a complaint about violation of the rights of coal miners in connection with delays of salaries.

A day earlier, the Donbas miners, the three mines went on strike. The miners are demanding repayment of wage arrears, which currently stands at 71 million.

And in the beginning of July miners from different regions staged another rally in front of Parliament in Kiev with the requirement to pay wage arrears and to increase funding of the industry.


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