Rus News Journal

The dismissed leader of Petersburg trade union GM will bring an action against administration

the Chairman of trade-union committee of the Petersburg factory of General Motors Evgenie Ivanov intends to challenge in court of action of administration which has dismissed it.

the Professional leader has been dismissed in the end of last week under article 81 of the Labour code of the Russian Federation - for absence on a workplace more than four hours. Ivanov says that was in welding shop where works, but not at welding station as refused to begin work from - for infringements of rules of a labour safety. The professional leader considers as the real reason of the dismissal spent with the middle of November a working-to-rule strike - strike at which workers remain on manufacture, without starting to work or working precisely under the instruction and leading up it to nonsense.

Today I meet lawyers, then I will submit the claim to the Moscow district court. I consider that me have dismissed illegally... There is a weight of witnesses that I was at this time in shop and demanded to give documents on the working equipment without which we have no right to work - Ivanov of RIA Novosti news agency on Monday has told.

Besides, as he said, the administration has not informed trade union on preparing dismissal that also contradicts the legislation.

the Official representative Dzheneral Motorz of the Car Sergey Lepnuhov has in turn declared that the administration considers the actions lawful.

Everything that does Dzhi Em of the Car in relation to the employees, - it is absolutely lawful. If Ivanov does not agree, he can address in court - Lepnuhov has told.

Ivanov heads a primary trade-union organisation of Inter-regional trade union of workers of car industry (MPRA) on Petersburg GM from the moment of its creation, that is since December, 2008. In MPRA independent trade-union organisations of factories of Ford, Nokian Tyres, " also enter; TagAZ avtoframos Autovases GM - Autovases .

Pervichka MPRA at factory GM put forward time and again a number of requirements to administration - the part from them to professional active workers managed to be defended, the part remained on a paper. As professional leader GM considers, an occasion to its dismissal became begun in the middle of November a working-to-rule strike . 60 workers carried out duties in what without breaking duty regulations therefore the enterprise did not pursue the scheme. According to Ivanov, beginning in the end of last week a working-to-rule strike the trade union wanted to achieve performance of three requirements.

This change of the scheme of charge of a salary, refusal of the summarised annual account of working hours and change in collective holiday - Ivanov has told.

Management GM categorically denies carrying out a working-to-rule strike also connects decrease in manufacture with preparation for start of a line of Opel Astra.