Sofia Hosts a Trade Union Meeting of European Capitals

The President of the Confederation of Labour ''Podkrepa'' Dimitar Manolov will open the 18th annual conference of the Trade Union Network of the European capitals.

They will discuss the opportunities for transport and mobility on the Old Continent.

More than 30 organizations from 12 European cities will join the event.

The First Storks that Landed in Bulgaria Remind us that Spring Coming

The first signs of spring are already here.
Since yesterday, in the Haskovo village of Podkrepa people enjoy the company a stork that landed on the nest at the local church.
"People in our village are believers, so here comes the first stork," explained Velichka Kireva.

Doctors and Nurses From Pirogov Hospital Protest Against the Management of the Establishment

Doctors and nurses from the ''N.Y Pirogov'' Emergency Assistance Institute protest against the management of the hospital, reported BGNES. 

The Syndicate Section "Podkrepa" (Support) in the emergency aid sent a letter to the Minister of Health Kiril Ananiev with a number of requests and the resignation of the Executive Director of "Pirogov" Prof. Asen Baltov, bTV announced.

Trade Union Protest Warns against Budget Reform, Pension Cuts

Thousands of people took to the streets on Thursday to protest the government's plans for budget cuts, the new pension reform and the situation in the energy sector.

The action was called in by the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB), one of the country's two biggest trade unions. The second one, Podkrepa Labor Confederation (KT Podkrepa), did not attend.