Strikes Paralyze Poland

Politics ♦ Published: March 27, 2013; 11:57 ♦ (Vindobona)

Protests against government’s changes in education, social and labor policy.

Strikes Paralyze Poland / Picture: ©

Workers in the industrial region in Silesia have started a strike on Tuesday in protest at the government’s labor, health, education and economic policies, demanding higher wages, an improvement of job security and better work contracts for employees. Around 90,000 protesters at steel mills, mines, railways and power plants as well as teachers, bus and tram divers and employees from…