Locked content 100 people protest in Szczecin port “in defense of jobs”

On Thursday about 100 people protested in Szczecin port “in defense of jobs”. Representatives of trade unions are concerned that reduction of port areas managed by Bulk Cargo will result in layoffs. They approached port management with a petition demanding to withdraw from April’s ...

Locked content Thousands marched against the gov’t in Warsaw

Thousands took to the streets in Warsaw on Saturday to participate in a “March of Freedom” organized against the Law and Justice (PiS) government. Local government officials put the number of protesters at around 90,000, while police said the march drew 12,000. In either case, the number is signific...

Locked content Franc borrowers protested in Warsaw

As many as 5,000 people gathered in Warsaw to demand the possibility to convert franc-denominated mortgage loans to złoty-denominated mortgage loans. “We do not demand any subsidies from the state. We want banks to give back the money that they have taken illegally. We want banks to convert ou...

Locked content Miners’ protest at JSW gets physical

The Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa miners’ strike and related negotiations have sparked a physical altercation between police and miners. Rubber bullets and a water cannon were used by law enforcement to block the entrance to the company headquarters. About a dozen people suffered injuries. The mi...

Locked content Sit-down organized at TK Telekom

Railway telecommunications company TK Telekom has been restructuring its workforce in anticipation of its sale from PKP SA. NSZZ “Solidarność” press secretary Marek Lewandowski informed that employees have been intimidated into voluntary resignations. “We believe that the voluntary...

UOKiK affirms fair fruit prices, farmers protest

Fruit farmers are protesting against what they claim to be a unreasonably low fruit purchase prices. At the same time the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK), released a statement that there is no price fixing involved in the current fruit prices.