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Tens of Thousands Take Part in Strike

Ljubljana, 12 March - At least 150,000 workers took part in the general strike by noon on Wednesday, most stopping work for a few hours, trade unions told the press halfway into the private sector strike.

Ljubljana
From left to right: Milan Utrosa, secretary general of the Association of Free Trade Unions of Slovenia (ZSSS) and ZSSS president Dusan Semolic presenting the course of Wednesday's strike.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Nova Gorica
A Mercator shopping mall in Nova Gorica was closed between 8 AM and noon due to strike.
Photo: Marko Cencic/STA

Nova Gorica
A Mercator shopping mall in Nova Gorica was closed between 8 AM and noon due to strike.
Photo: Marko Cencic/STA

Nova Gorica
A Mercator shopping mall in Nova Gorica was closed between 8 AM and noon due to strike.
Photo: Marko Cencic/STA

Ljubljana
News conference by trade union representatives on the course of Wednesday's strike.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
News conference by trade union representatives on the course of Wednesday's strike.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Dusan Semolic, the head of the Association of Free Trade Unions of Slovenia (ZSSS), presenting the course of Wednesday's strike.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Dusan Semolic, the head of the Association of Free Trade Unions of Slovenia (ZSSS), presenting the course of Wednesday's strike.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Trade union representatives presenting the course of Wednesday's strike.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
From left to right: Milan Utrosa, secretary general of the Association of Free Trade Unions of Slovenia (ZSSS) and ZSSS president Dusan Semolic presenting the course of Wednesday's strike.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
From left to right: Milan Utrosa, secretary general of the Association of Free Trade Unions of Slovenia (ZSSS), ZSSS president Dusan Semolic and secretary general of the retail trade union Ladislav Kaluza presenting the course of Wednesday's strike.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana, Maximarket.
Opozorilna stavka v zasebnem sektorju.
Foto: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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