Romania -Public workers protest -October 07, 2014

Thousands of workers rallied in front of the offices of the country's leftist government to demand better living standards, decent work and wages, just weeks before the presidential election.

Thousands of workers, including clerks, teachers, rail workers and nurses, gathered in downtown Bucharest despite torrential rain, chanting and blowing whistles and vuvuzela horns. They rallied in front of the offices of the country's leftist government to demand better living standards, decent work and wages, just weeks before the presidential election. The trade unions in the care sector warned that too many people have left the country due to low salaries and underfunding.

English: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/10/07/uk-romania-labour-protests ...   

 

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