Labour Day Highlights Clash between Govt, Unions

Ljubljana/Kranj, 1 May - The growing rift between unions and government came into sharp focus as Slovenia celebrated Labour Day at traditional festivities Friday and Saturday, with unionists calling people to the streets and the government making its case for reform.

Ljubljana
In his Labour Day address ZSSS head Dusan Semolic berates the government for failing to adequately protect workers.
Photo: Matej Leskovsek/STA

Kranj, Sveti Jošt nad Kranjem.
Tradicionalno prvomajsko srečanje na Svetem Joštu nad Kranjem, na katerem je bil slavnostni govornik predsednik vlade Borut Pahor.
Predsednik vlade Borut Pahor.
Foto: Matej Leskovšek/STA

Kranj, Sveti Jošt nad Kranjem.
Tradicionalno prvomajsko srečanje na Svetem Joštu nad Kranjem, na katerem je bil slavnostni govornik predsednik vlade Borut Pahor.
Predsednik vlade Borut Pahor.
Foto: Matej Leskovšek/STA

Kranj, Sveti Jošt nad Kranjem.
Tradicionalno prvomajsko srečanje na Svetem Joštu nad Kranjem, na katerem je bil slavnostni govornik predsednik vlade Borut Pahor.
Predsednik vlade Borut Pahor.
Foto: Matej Leskovšek/STA

Ljubljana
Ljubljana Mayor Zoran Jankovic calls for unity as he addresses traditional festivities at Roznik hill marking Labour Day.
Photo: Janja Zalar/STA

Ljubljana
Ljubljana Mayor Zoran Jankovic calls for unity as he addresses traditional festivities at Roznik hill marking Labour Day.
Photo: Janja Zalar/STA

Ljubljana
Ljubljana Mayor Zoran Jankovic calls for unity as he addresses traditional festivities at Roznik hill marking Labour Day.
Photo: Janja Zalar/STA

Kranj
Prime Minister Borut Pahor (right) walks to a hill to attend Labour Day celebrations.
Photo: Matej Leskovsek/STA

Kranj
Prime Minister Borut Pahor (wearing a white shirt) walks to a hill to attend Labour Day celebrations.
Photo: Matej Leskovsek/STA

Kranj
Prime Minister Borut Pahor (wearing a white shirt) walks to a hill to attend Labour Day celebrations.
Photo: Matej Leskovsek/STA

Ljubljana
In his Labour Day address ZSSS head Dusan Semolic berates the government for failing to adequately protect workers.
Photo: Matej Leskovsek/STA

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