Thousands of Belgian workers march against planned labour law changes



Tens of thousands of Belgian workers marched through Brussels on Thursday to mark the second anniversary of a centre-right government that plans to extend the working week and abandon a scheduled wage increase.
The protest, the fourth against the government in two years, saw workers dressed in the green or red of respective unions march across the city centre from north to south.
Police said the turnout was 45,000 and unions put the figure at 70,000. The march closed some of Brussels' main roads.
"The aim of today is to make... the government stop targeting workers and start targeting... read more

 
29 September 2016 in World News, Views: 24
Source: Reuters
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