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Polish parliament warns strikers of crisis powers

Wildcat strikes continued in several regions of Poland despite a warning by the Sejm (parliament) that it might give the government emergency powers as a result, Solidarity independent trade union activists say.

The Sejm has called for an immediate end to the strikes which have been crippling the country. Solidarity leaders have also urged a halt to wildcat strikes, which they claim are divisive. But Solidarity activists in regional offices said some disputes would continue until workers' grievances were resolved.

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