Commissioner for Human Rights in Irkutsk Region Valeriy Lukin helped to restore violated rights of staff members and students of Irkutsk State Agrarian University. As a result of the Commissioner’s actions the staff members have received salary payments in amount of 52 million rubles. Heat and electric power supply has been restored in academic buildings.
On 28 April, Valeriy Lukin appealed to the Prosecutor of the Irkutsky District following the appeals on violations of the staff members’ labor rights. The complainants reported that students’ rights to education had been being violated as well because the electric power and heat supply had been cancelled in several academic buildings.
Following the results of an inspection carried out by the Irkutsky District Prosecutor’s Office, the University’s heads have been held accountable for administrative offence.
Adapted from the Press Service of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Irkutsk Region