On December the 15th, the chairperson of the OZZ IP (Workers' Initiative Union) workplace section in the Polski Theatre in Wrocław [website], Tomasz Lulek received 11 notifications on "an intention to terminate long term work contracts with the employees".
All of them concerned members of our workplace section, actors: Anna Ilczuk, Marta Zięba, Andrzej Kłak, Michał Opaliński; stage-manager Łukasz Twardowski; the literature department workers: Nina Karniej, Kasia Majewska, Alicja Szumańska; entire computer-graphic department: Natalia Kabanow, Michał Matoszko, Piotr Sarama. In three of the cases, the official reason is the elimination of the work positions. The remaining eight are dismissal on disciplinary grounds. The stated explanations are, among others: critique of the head of the Theatre, lost confidence in the worker, critical Facebook entries, participating in demonstrations in defence of the Theatre, taping mouths during ovation etc.