Initially it was planned to allocate subsidies to the coal industry twice more – UAH 2.8 bn.
The Verkhovna Rada has allocated the miners 1,4 billion UAH of subsidies for the repayment of wage arrears. For changes to the budget at a meeting on Friday, July 13, voted 261 MP.
Initially, the authors of the document proposed to allocate UAH 2.8 bn of subsidies, but in considering the amount was reduced twice.
It is also proposed to give the Cabinet the right to redistribute confiscated in corruption cases means.
According to the Ministry of energy, June 1, wage arrears to miners was $ 378 million. At the same time the Independent trade Union of miners claim that the debt to the miners is 1.1 billion UAH.
We will remind, on July 2, nearly fifty miners of No. 10 in Novovolynsk refused to rise to the surface, declaring a strike. 6 Jul stopped several mining enterprises in the Luhansk region.
Last week, miners from different regions staged another rally in front of Parliament in Kiev with the requirement to pay wage arrears and to increase funding of the industry.
In the beginning of this week, the energy Ministry said that the allocated debts under the salary to miners 324 million UAH.
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