Unions representing miners held a press conference Tuesday to say that they are ready to strike again if PM Kopacz does not give in to their demands made in 2013.
“The agreement with the government was a turning point, but this only marks the beginning of the changes.
Today's meeting was devoted the future – how to start negotiations to prevent a repeat of situations which took place in Silesia,” said Piotr Duda, head of the Solidarity trade union.
Among the stipulations requested by the unions are not to increase the retirement age and the abolition of unfavourable work contracts.
The group, which also includes the All-Poland Alliance of Trade Unions (OPZZ) and the Trade Unions Forum (FZZ), sent an open letter to the Prime Minister that they will give her until 31 January to commence talks with the unions. They added that they are willing to strike if such requests are not met.