the Hunger Strike of the Russian Airlines traffic Controllers!
On the 10th of October Russian trade unions, including Siberian Labour Confederation, will begin their protest action against the new Russian labour code that is neglecting the rights of workers. The Russian government has been initiator of introduction of this new code.
There will be pickets in all major Siberian cities and short breakages
of work. The air traffic controllers have chosen the most radical form
of protest. The trade union of the air traffic controllers of Omsk
Why the hunger strike is chosen as a form of protest? Because by law,
air traffic controllers are not allowed to go on strike. When they'll begin
the hunger strike on their working places, after 2 or 3 days they will
not be allowed to work by doctors - and then the air traffic in the whole
of Russia will come
We will need broad support, including those of foreign and international organisations of workers.
Please send us your support letters:
Fax: 00 7 3812 16 41 15
Siberian Labour Confederation (SLC)