Poland’s ‘Solidarity’ Trade Union Wants No Part of Romney or his Anti-Labor Politics
In relation to Lech Walesa’s meeting with Mitt Romney, a candidate for President of the USA, I wish to inform that NSZZ ‘Solidarnosc’ is in no way involved in the organization of this meeting nor had the initiative to invite Mitt Romney to Poland.
Regretfully, we have learned from our friends in the American trade union central AFL-CIO, representing over 12 million workers, about Mitt Romney’s support for the attacks against trade unions and labor rights. In this respect, I wish to express, on behalf of the President of NSZZ ‘Solidarnosc’ Piotr Duda, our solidarity with American workers and trade unions. NSZZ ‘Solidarnosc’ will always support the AFL-CIO in their struggle for the right of workers to organize and bargain collectively.
Andrzej Adamczyk, Head of International Department
PS: The Polish healthcare system is state-financed through the National Health Fund (NFZ), to which everyone working in Poland is required to contribute.
Mitt the Twit should have stayed home where the American press is tamed.