The miners of the state mine “Selidovugol” have come out to public protest because of wage arrears and poor working conditions. MP from the OPPOSITION BLOC Serhiy Sazhko met with the protesters to discuss the situation and transfer their claims to President Volodymyr Zelensky.
“People are tired of hopelessness – in the truest sense of the word. The miners rightly demand the repayment of debts and wage increases, the resumption of the law on the prestige of mining labor, the renewal of production and charging new lavas. The current government has been ignoring their problems for four years. That is why we decided to once again appeal to the newly elected President. Tomorrow I am going to personally transfer a claim of the miners to Volodymyr Zelensky in his Administration,” Serhiy Sazhko noted.
According to him, the work of state mines, the stability of the mining region is not a reason for political trades and speculation. However, this is what some former pro-government politicians are engaged in.
“Do not use the miners and their problems in your political games and do not rock the already unstable situation in our cities. As, for example, one of the candidates is now actively doing in the constituency. He, by the way, for the last five years was represented by the pro-presidential vertical, was the head of the Mariinsky district organization of the “Bloc of Petro Poroshenko” party,” the MP stressed.
According to the politician, after the failures for “BPP” elections, the representative of the former government immediately “repainted” himself and now he is telling the ways of solving the problems of the miners.
“For five years he did not care about the miners in Selidovo, their families and the city, while we and the trade unions were actively working on this problem. The miners who gave this candidate a “warm welcome” also know this. The miners are not the people with whom such manipulations will take place,” Serhiy Sazhko concluded.