The miners will allocate 220 million in the repayment of the debt under the salary

Шахтерам выделят 220 миллионов гривен в погашение долга по зарплате

The wage arrears of miners is already more than 1 billion hryvnia

The money to pay salaries to miners will allocate from the funds allocated for the restructuring of mines, said the head of the npgu Mikhail Volynets.

Acting Minister of Finance Oksana Markarova agreed on a reallocation of funds from article the restructuring of the mines on the payment of back wages 220 million. This was announced by the head of the Independent trade Union of miners of Ukraine (npgu) Mikhail Volynets on his page on Facebook on the evening of 3 July.

“An hour ago I met the acting Minister of Finance Oksana Markarova, who told me that she, as acting Minister agreed to a reallocation of funds from article restructuring (closing of mines) for the payment of wages to miners – 220 million UAH. These funds, in such a situation is not small money,” he wrote.

Volynets stressed that at the moment the arrears of wages to miners of the state mines is already more than 1 billion hryvnia.

“Then the miners will fight for their right to decent working conditions and adoption of the bill 8362, and that the allocation of 2.8 billion UAH for the modernization of the mines,” – said the head of the npgu.

By blocking the road, the miners have made salary payments

Earlier it was reported that on 5 July under walls of the Verkhovna Rada and the Cabinet of Ministers the miners will hold mass meetings with the requirement to extinguish debts under the salary.

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