BelAZ workers fired for strike offered to apply for reinstatement

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After protests in one of the shops, the OJSC “BelAZ” works as usual, an employee of the enterprise told the BelaPAN.

“It all happened in the afternoon. Our bosses decided that the workers who had been officially fire for participating in the strike can apply for reinstatement at work. This issue will be resolved on Monday,” she said.

According to Alexander Bukhvostov, the chairman of the Free Trade Union of Metalworkers (known as SPM), the workers turned to the trade union for legal help. “At midday, they stood for some time at the at the entrance checkpoint, and then returned to their workplaces,” said the union leader.

On October 30, workers of one of the shops refused to work in protest against dismissal of three of their colleagues who participated in the strike.