Tkibuli miners’ strike Feb 2016

Tkibuli miners threaten new strike

By | March 24th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |

Workers in the coal mines in Tkibuli were on strike in February. (Tkibuli municipality/Facebook.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s Trade Unions warns that workers in the coal mines in Tkibuli may go on strike again. Workers were on strike for two weeks in February, but an agreement was reached a few weeks ago. The trade union says the the mining […]

Solution reached in Tkibuli miners’ strike

By | March 1st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

A government representative visiting Tkibuli on Friday. (DF Watch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A solution was reached Monday evening in the labor dispute in Tkibuli after more than four hours of negotiations. Mine workers in the western Georgian town went on strike more than two weeks ago, demanding a pay raise. The negotiations […]

Protesters support Tkibuli miners’ strike in Tbilisi

By | February 28th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Activists demonstrated in front of the headquarters of Georgian Industrial Group in Tbilisi in solidarity with the miners who are on strike in Tkibuli. In the evening of 26 February, a group of up to 200 protesters […]

Report from the miners’ strike in Tkibuli

By | February 27th, 2016|Categories: Society|Tags: , , |

Amiran Khvadagiani. (DF Watch.) TKIBULI, DFWatch–More than two weeks have passed since coal miners in Tkibuli in western Georgia began standing watch day and night in front of the company’s office, demanding higher salaries. So far, without results. Their demand is to increase their salaries […]

Workers break into mining company’s offices in Tkibuli

By | February 26th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Coal miners on strike in a small mining town in the west of Georgia broke into the offices of the company that owns the mines Thursday evening. Workers came in through the windows of the offices of Saknakhshiri GIG in Tkibuli, with the support of locals. […]