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Tesco Workers Close to Strike

On Wednesday, February 20, workers at TESCO in Tychy will hold a two-hour strike. The management of TESCO consider such a strike illegal.

Workers at TESCO make the mininum wage. Despite working weekends, TESCO employees take home from 800-1100 zloties a month - that is between about 220 and 300 euros a month. The workers at the Tychy market are demanding a 700 zloty a month pay increase.

TESCO employs 28,000 people in Poland. There are over 300 TESCO supermarkets plus gas station markets and other markets called Savia. TESCO enjoys extremely healthy profits in Poland.

Wildcat Strike Called at the Post Office

Some members of Workers' Initiative union have called for work stoppage and the beginning of a hunger strike at the Post Office. Post Office workers are demanding that the Post Office fulfill their obligations under the agreement made after the Post Office Strike in 2006.

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