Over 3 million hryvnias have been paid to former employees of the "Zakarpatpolimetaly"

14 February 2014 13:32  3160536 061343
Over 3 million hryvnias have been paid to former employees of the "Zakarpatpolimetaly"

On Thursday, February 13, under the chairmanship of the deputy governor Mykhailo Popovich, a meeting on the state of affairs at the "Zarpatpolimetaly" LLC was held in Beregovo. The meeting was attended by the Chairman of Beregovo District State Administration Volodymyr Hulyanych, Deputy Director  of the Department - the Head of the Department of Labor and Employment Fedir Apshay, the head of the village of Muzhiyevo Vasyl Fytsay.

 The main issues on the agenda was the elimination of wage arrears at the Muzhiyevo gold mine, which ceased operations back in 2006.

As of January 1, the company owed its former employees nearly 5 million hryvnias. January 20, there was the auction, where assets of the company were sold. The funds raised were allocated for the payment of wage arrears to 356 employees.

As of February 11, another 277 employees were repaid the debt. To date, another 74 former workers still have not received the owed wages. And it amounts to 1.6 million hryvnias. 

So, in less than a month, they repaid debts on wages in amount of 3.3 million hryvnias.


According to the arbitration manager of the enterprise Oleksiy Hromchak, the debt will be fully eliminated by March.

         The progress in this case was achieved due to the cooperation of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine and the regional administration. Recall that the Minister of Environment and Natural Resources of Ukraine Oleg Proskuryakov visited Muzhiyevo deposit in Beregovo district last year in the spring.

            Note: "Zakarpatpolimetaly" LLC ceased production activities in December 2006.The shutdown of the company caused environmental problems and the constant increase in arrears of wages, which amounted to 4986.7 thousand hryvnias.

Source - Press center of the RSA

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