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Hungary's 'slave law' passes, sparking protests in parliament and on the streets

WorldNews Thursday, 13 December 2018
Hungary's 'slave law' passes, sparking protests in parliament and on the streets(CNN)Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Wednesday showed no signs of heeding US and European Union warnings to rein in his "illiberal state," instead introducing new laws that critics say will tighten his grip on power. Hundreds of protesters marched through Budapest and gathered at the parliament building late into Wednesday night, after Orban's hardline Fidesz party pushed through legislation allowing employers to ask their workers to take on up to 400 hours' overtime per year. Critics have dubbed it the "slave law." The government told CNN that the "voluntary changes to working hours" were "in the interest of the workers" and would allow people to work and earn more. 1000 maybe 2000...
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Protests took place inside and outside the Hungarian parliament as anger grows at new labour legislation that some are calling the "slave law".

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