Viktor Orban (*1963) is a conservative Hungarian politician and jurist. He has been Prime Minister of Hungary twice: currently, since 2010.
Orban leads Hungary's national conservative Fidesz party. His cabinet introduced major constitutional and legislative reforms, drawing criticism from foreign observers. He advocates social conservatism, nationalism, euroscepticism and rejects any redistribution of refugees across the European Union. Here you can find an automatic compilation of all DW content referring to Viktor Orban.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has announced tax benefits and subsidies to encourage families to have more children. He said the policy was meant to create more Hungarians instead of promoting EU-backed immigration. Keith Walker speaks with DW's Hungary correspondent, Stefan Bos, who outlines the benefits on offer.
Hungary has seen a raft of protests against a new labor law, dubbed the "slave law," introduced by Viktor Orban's administration. It will allow employers to ask staff to work up to 400 extra hours of overtime in a year. The law comes after a high level of emigration that has led to a significant labor shortage in Hungary.
Hungary's parliament during the week approved changes to the country's labor laws — changes which trade unions and opponents have criticized as a "slave law" benefiting employers. Keith Walker speaks with DW's Hungary correspondent Stefan Bos and starts by asking him to explain what's in the new legislation.
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Thousands of Hungarians took to the streets in a second day of protests in the capital Budapest. They are furious about the government's decision to allow employers to demand up to 400 hours of overtime from workers.