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On the Kuril Islands, builders are on strike for the second day due to non-payment of wages

On the Kuril Islands, builders are on strike for the second day due to non-payment of wages
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In Severo-Kurilsk on the morning of April 21, all employees of Spiro LLC left the construction sites and went on strike. The company's employees are outraged by the non-payment of wages. After the first day of the strike, agreements with the employer could not be reached, the protest continued today.

As reported on his page in Instagram city ​​news, wage arrears are already three months old. Also, workers are not satisfied with the living conditions and catering at the company's facilities. Dormitories are dominated by bedbugs, there are no opportunities for personal hygiene, and ovens are prohibited for cooking. In addition, for any offense or because of the prejudice of the foremen, the employee can be fined almost the entire salary.

They went to meet with the employer at the company's office, and the prosecutor, police and administration staff arrived there. However, the parties failed to agree, the contractor's management demanded employees to go to work, otherwise he would not provide them with food.

Today about 150 workers demanded their wages again. Initially, they entered into an agreement for 12 thousand rubles, and they received the rest of the salary of 40-50 thousand rubles according to a different scheme. It was her, this part, they had not seen for several months.

At the same time, it transmits ASTV, the employer closed the canteen, the strikers themselves have no money for food. The government of the Sakhalin Oblast promised to provide them with help. The Civil Defense and Emergencies Agency will provide them with a field kitchen, the base of the seiner fleet will provide workers with fresh fish, and entrepreneurs - with food on credit. The municipal reserve fund will be connected to the provision of food for the protesters. The prosecutor's office, in turn, began checking the company.

In 2018, there was already a similar situation. After the mutiny, all employees were dismissed, and local authorities had to employ them. This time, the authorities also promised in advance to help with employment or organize a move to other construction organizations.

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