Bulgaria - Firefighters protest - October 31, 2017

Firefighters have started their protest against the frozen income in the system and the inadequate policy of the government. The workers insist on a wage increase by at least 15% in 2018. The trade union of firefighters and rescuers stated that the planned BGN 55 million in the Ministry of Interior budget for next year's salaries in the sector is insufficient. If the request is not met, joint protests with the police are considered, during the EU presidency in 2018. 

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