firefighter strike Tbilisi Feb 2014

Protest in Tbilisi for better protection of workers’ rights

By | March 1st, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

‘Jurisdiction continues underground,’ the poster on the right says. (DF Watch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Several hundred people gathered outside the government building in Tbilisi on Friday to demand better protection of workers’ rights. Workers are on strike several places in Georgia. In Kazreti, the entire village is protesting against a mass […]

Firefighters on strike in Tbilisi, claim their boss is corrupt

By | February 18th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Sixteen firefighters are on strike in Tbilisi against what they claim is a corrupt leadership. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–16 firefighters in Tbilisi are on a strike to demand the resignation of the head of the emergency service, Temur Giorgadze. The firefighters, who have been on strike for six days, claim that Giorgadze hires his friends and relatives, is corrupt and […]