16 January 2018, Tuesday, 16:04

Serfdom is back: It will be forbidden to quit


The workers of the wood processing enterprises undergoing modernization will be forbideen to quit their jobs.

“Prepare a decree: until the modernization and reconstructions or these enterprises is over dismissal of the workers is forbidden. A worker cannot quit an enterprise without a manager’s decision”, - Aliaksandr Lukashenka said on Friday when visiting the public corporation Barysaudreu, Interfax reports.

“If they let him go – he can go, if not – must stay and work. For violations they must send workers to compulsive works. If one quits – he or she is sent to compulsive works back here. Or we risk getting into a situation when they will start walking around Barysau and Minsk with pitchforks and stab each other”, - the president said. “Instead of launching the manufacturing and receive a thousand dollars in 2015”, - he added.

“That is why we must forbid any resignations starting from tomorrow, 1 December”, - Lukashenka demanded.