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UPD Athens Metro workers suspend 24h strike Nov 16, work stoppage remains

Update: Athens Metro workers decided to suspend the 24-hour strike scheduled for Thursday, Nov 16/2017. the work stoppage scheduled for Wednesday remains valid. ———————————————— Workers at Athens Metro will launch one more work stoppage, in addition to the planned 24-hour strike. Work stoppage on Wednesday, Nov 15th, will start at …

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UPD Athens Metro, Proastiakos workers to launch work stoppages and 24h strike

Workers at Athens Metro will launch two work stoppages and a 24-hour strike this and next week. The work stoppage is schedule for Friday, November 10th 2017. It will start at the beginning of the morning shift and last until 9 a.m. On Friday, Metro workers decided to launch one …

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Workers at Athens Metro Lines 2 & 3 launch work stoppage on Tuesday

Workers at Athens Metro will launch a work stoppage on Tuesday, November 7th 2017. The work stoppage will affect Metro Lines 2 and 3. The work stoppage will start at the beginning of the morning shift and end at 9 a.m. The work stoppage aims to protest the privatization of …

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Metro workers in Athens to launch a 24h strike on Lines 2 & 3

Metro workers in Athens will launch a 24-hour strike to protest the electronic ticket. The strike will affect the Metro Lines 2 and 3. The strike will start in the early morning Thursday, October 26th 2017.  The rest of the Public Transport means in Athens will operate as scheduled. The …

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UPD Strikes and work stoppages in Athens Public Transport Sept 12-15/2017

Workers at Athens Public Transport Means will stage several work stoppages during the week, September 12 – 15, 2017. Strike & Work Stoppage schedule: Tues, Sept 12: Urban train ISPA will operate until 9 p.m. Wed, Sept 13: Buses and Trolleys  will operate from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thu, …

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Workers in Greece’s asylum service launch a 2-day strike

Greek asylum service employees on short-term contracts have launched a two-day strike to protest what they say are months-long delays in their salary payments. Their union says they have not been paid for two or three months. A statement says several employees living in rented accommodation face the threat of …

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Tourism, food industries workers on 24h strike, July 20/2017

The union representing employees in the tourism and food industries has called a 24-hour strike Thursday, July 20th 2017, over what it says is a deterioration of its workers’ rights amid record tourist arrivals boosting the industry. The record arrivals have no the slightest effect in the labor conditions of …

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Museums, archaeological sites in Attica closed Thursday morning due to guards walkout

Archaeological sites in Attica are to be closed from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 6th 2017, because guards will stage a work stoppage. Guards at archaeological sites say the protest is over a pay dispute and to demand better working conditions. In a statement, the union representing …

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UPD Municipality worker, 62, dies of heart attack at work during heat wave

A municipality worker died of what it seems a heart arrest short after her shift as garbage collector had started at midnight Friday. Municipality workers union say that the woman had to work two shifts in less than 24 hours, something that the municipality confirmed later on Saturday. Speaking to …

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Municipality workers suspend strike, to start collecting garbage asap

Municipality workers union POE-OTA decided to suspend the garbage strike for reasons of “public health” as the heat wave is already in Greece. The union said that garbage trucks may go out tonight or early Friday morning. They have warned that they will continue their mobilization to secure jobs for …

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Municipality workers to continue garbage strike until June 29, at least

After a two-hour meeting, the broad of the Municipality Workers’ Union POE-OTA announced that it will continue the garbage strike until Thursday, June 29th 2017. And this despite temperatures reaching 37 degrees Celsius and the upcoming heat wave that will strike Greece as of Thursday. The Union rejected proposal put …

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Athens: No buses and trolley buses for six hours, June 13/2017

Workers at buses and trolley buses in Athens will launch a six-hour work stoppage on Tuesday, June 13 2017. Reason for the work stoppage are the general assemblies of the two workers’ unions. No bus, no trolley bus from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13 2017.

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