Unions seek support for Sunday trading bill

Trade unions are gathering signatures in over a dozen major Polish cities today in support of legislation to significantly restrict shopping on Sundays.

Photo: Flickr.com/Brian TalbotActivists will seek signatures on Tuesday in cities including Warsaw, Gdańsk, Katowice and Wrocław.

In most areas the signature collections will begin before noon in city centres.

In order to be debated by parliament, the proposed bill needs to be backed by 100,000 signatures by the end of August.

Alfred Bujara, the head of a major commercial trade union, voiced hope that MPs will pass the legislation. Continue reading