Tallinn rocked by protests

  • 2012-02-22
  • Staff and wire reports
TALLINN - More than a thousand workers have marched through the streets of Tallinn to protest proposed changes to the country’s labor laws.The Feb. 18 protest was organized by the country’s unions – predominantly the mainly Russian-speaking mining and energy workers’ unions from northeastern Estonia. Protesters wanted to put a stop to government plans that would give employers more power over terminating contracts.Protesters chanted and wielded signs reading “For a decent life” and “Workers won’t let themselves be fooled.”P...
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