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Delivery boys and Couriers on 24-hour strike May 25/2017

A strike we have never seen before in Greece. Delivery boys, Couriers and other workers on motorbikes launch a 24-hours strike on Thursday, May 25. They demand corporate motorbikes, protection equipment, a collective bargain that will secure payments incl overtime as wells as social security stamps for ‘unhealthy professions’ and …

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Shops owners and workers protest against Sunday opening

Stores remained closed and workers and shopkeepers  marched through the streets of Athens protesting the introduction of Sunday opening for shops. The provision to open stores 30 Sundays per year is part of the additional austerity deal Greece signed with creditors beginning of the week. The protest occurs on the …

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No ferries on May 1st 2017 as Greek sailors on 24h strike

All passenger ferries will remain docked across Greece on Monday, May 1, as the Pan-Hellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) will go on a 24-hour strike to mark May Day. Among claims, the Greek seamen are demanding that their labor and social security rights are restored to pre-memorandum levels and that collective …

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Athens Metro, Tram, Urban Train on 24h strikes, Mar 1st & 3rd/2017

Workers at the Athens Metro, the Tram and the Urban train ISAP will launch a 24-hour strike on Tuesday, March 1st 2017 and one on Friday, March 1st and 3rd 2017. Workers oppose the legislation according to which the commercial use of stations and spaces of the Urban Rail Transport …

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Athens Metro, Tram, Urban Train on 24h strike, Feb23/17

Workers at the Athens Metro, the Tram and the Urban train ISAP will launch a 24-hour strike on Thursday, February 23rd 2017. Workers oppose the legislation according to which the commercial use of stations and spaces of the Urban Rail Transport SA (STA.SY) will be given to the Public Bus …

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Acropolis, archaeological sites closed due to guards’ 24h strike Feb 20/17

Hundreds of tourists from all over the world were deeply disappointed to see that the gate to Acropolis was closed on Monday. A 24-hour strike launched  by the state guards on February 20th 2017 has closed down the Acropolis and other archaeological sites across Greece. The guards called the strike …

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Journos’ strike: Greece’s historical daily TA NEA for first time not at the kiosk

For the first time in its operation, one of Greece’s historical newspapers did not go on print. Journalists, technical and administrative personal at TA NEA launched a 24-hour strike claiming their salaries. the strike was joined also by other workers at the media of Lambrakis Press Group DOL, To Vima, …

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Seamen Federation ends strike on Sat, Dec 10/2016

The Greek Seamen Federation (PNO) decided with 10:4 votes to end the strike on Saturday morning. Ferry boats and ships will operate as usual – however at first with some modifications. The PNO said, however, that the problems have not been solved and that there may be similar actions in …

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24h general strike of Private & Public sectors to paralyze Greece on Dec 8/2016

Greece’s public sector unions umbrella GSEE and public sector union ADEDY will launch a 24-hour strike on Thursday, December 8th 2016. Workers at public administration services, hospitals, utility companies, banks, public transport means, universities, they will all join forces and protest the strict austerity and the upcoming additional measures that …

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Greece’s public sector unions to launch 24h strike & protest rally , Nov 24/2016

The civil servants’ union federation ADEDY announced a rally in Klafthmonos Square on Thursday, November 24th 2016, at 11:00, on the same day that it has declared a 24-hour general strike. ADEDY’s strike action was decided in response to the negotiations between the government and institutions on labour issues and …

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