0,000 people have gathered in Hungary’s capital, Budapest, against new labor laws, which have been labeled “slave” legislation by opponents.
The crowds marched against parliament and the state television headquarters in what was the fourth and largest protest since the law was adopted last week.
The police fired tear gas to spread protesters near the TV station.
New rules mean that businesses can require up to 400 hours overtime a year and delay payment for it for three years.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban says that the work reform will benefit workers as well as companies who need
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Sunday’s demonstration was led by union members and students.  Image copyright
The event is called “Happy Xmas Prime Minister”. Orban is seen by their opponents as increasingly authoritative.
The Prime Minister denies the claim.
His ruling Fidesz party has said protests are foreign mercenaries paid by Hungarian born American billionaire George Soros.
Soros has denied the allegations as lies aimed at creating a fake external enemy for the Hungarian authorities.