Poland: Rallies Against Government

Politics ♦ Published: September 12, 2013; 15:39 ♦ (Vindobona)

Around 20,000 persons took part in a rally against the government organized by the country’s three largest trade unions: Solidarity, the All-Poland Alliance of Trade Unions (OPZZ) and the Trade Unions Forum.

Poland: Rallies Against Government / Picture: © Vindobona.org

The protests are aimed against the government’s labor and social policy. In regard to the reform of the pension system carried out recently, the Trade Unions demand, among other things, higher pensions and wages. The lists of demands were left with eight ministries before the protesters approached the parliamentary building. During the weekend, more than 100,000 protesters are…