Postmen protest in Poland
PR dla Zagranicy
Postmen and postal workers on Thursday launched protests across Poland demanding a hike in wages.
Post Office workers protest in Katowice, southern Poland. Photo: PAP/Andrzej Grygiel
The protests were set to take place in 21 cities.
Employees unaffiliated to trade unions want pay rises of PLN 1,000 (USD 248, EUR 232) a month gross.
They are currently paid PLN 1,500 net a month on average, Polish Radio reported.
The protestors also want a reorganization of postal areas and restoration of some bonuses.
After the protests the workers were to hand in a petition to post office bosses.
Source: IAR/Polish Radio