Romania -Town hall workers strike for higher wages -May 03, 2015

Town halls employees strike to demand a 10% salary increase and meal tickets.

More than 30,000 employees of town halls around the country have gone on strike to demand higher wages. The workers, who staged a one-day strike, are demanding a 10% salary increase and meal tickets, which are used to purchase food. The trade union stated that talks with the government have failed and that the government hasn't honoured promises it made during the 2012 election campaign.

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