Hungary
In Hungarian local polls, Orban’s Fidesz party loses grip over key cities

The opposition managed to gain mayorships in 10 major cities, while Fidesz won 13 mayorships and continued its dominance in county councils

researchers' protest Hungary Right-wing government in Hungary tightens grip over research institutes amid widespread protests

With a new legislation, prime minister Viktor Orbán intends to control a network of autonomous research institutes that were hitherto administered by the country’s premier science research academy

may day hungary Hungarian trade unions continue mobilization against ‘slave law’

In its May Day rally, the Hungarian Workers’ Party also denounced the United States’ coup attempt in Venezuela and extended solidarity to president Nicolas Maduro

Audi workers in Hungary agitate for higher pay, benefits

The nearly 11,500 workers at Audi’s plant in Győr receive much lesser salaries than their colleagues in other countries in the region. The two-hour work stoppage on Friday was termed a “warning strike”

Hungary protests “In Hungary, there is no way forward but strikes”

Guzslován Gábor of the Federation of Metal Workers Union of Hungary talks about the impact of the ‘slave law’ passed by the far-right government of Viktor Orbán and the massive protests against it

Hungarians hit the street against ‘slave law’ that increases overtime

According to the new provision that was passed on Wednesday, employers can demand as much as 400 hours of overtime a year and can take three years to disburse the payments for the same

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