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Lock-out for 140 unpaid journos & staff of daily “Eleftherotypia” after strike

Who could ever think that Greece would lead in imposing measures that are normally known as neo-loberal? In times when the International Monetary Fund and the other kids of the Troika block want the lockout as austerity measure to tackle “unemployment” (lol), a private businessman imposed it in real Greek …

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Three tremors 5.3R, 5.2R, 4R strike Greece within just a couple of minutes

Three powerful tremors shook Greece short after 1 a.m. early Tuesday and were felt in broader parts of the country. According to European‑Mediterranean Seismological Center preliminary magnitude of  the first tremor at 1:05 am was 5.3 R. The second tremor at 1:09 am is given with 5.2 R and the …

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Port workers on 24h Strike, Nov 6/2014

The union of port workers has announced a 24-hour strike for Thursday, November 6th 2014. It is mainly the port workers of Piraeus who want to protest the privatization of several ports and port institutions.The union plans a protest meeting and a march to Greek Finance Ministry to start at …

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UPD Athens Metro, Tram, Train work stoppage cancelled, Oct 15/2014

UPDATE The work stoppage has been cancelled! Workers at Athens metro, tram and urban train ISAP (HSAP) will launch a work stoppage on Wednesday, October 15th 2014. The work stoppage will begin at 12 o’ clock noon and will last until 4 pm.

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PPC- unionists strike is over. Now, really…

Now, really. The unionists of Public Power Company decided to end their strike after an Athens court ruled the strike was “illegal” and the Greek government was about to or it did indeed issued ‘civil mobilization order’.  To tell you the truth I didn’t really care much to read in …

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Gov’t issues “civil mobilization orders” to PPC-strikers”

In a decision published at 11 p.m. Friday, the Athens First Instance Court ruled that the strike of unionists at Public Power Company (PPC/DEH) was “illegal”. Immediately the government moved to issue “civil mobilization” order to strikers as it was clear that they would continue their strike despite the court …

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Greece’s Public Sector on 24h Strike, July 9/2014

Public sector union ADEDY has declared a 24-hour strike for July 9th 2014. The union want to protest against lay-offs, the measure of “mobility scheme” and the new law on work evaluation and director positions in the public sector. The protest will start with several actions on Monday, June 30th, …

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Laiki: Open-air market vendors suspend strike, May 7/2014

“Freeeeesh lettuce!”, “Here are the good strawberries!”, “Apples! Apples!”, “Sweet oooooranges!”, “Catch of the day! Fresh fish!” Open-air market vendors will start praise their fruits, vegetables and fish on Wednesday, May 7th 2014, as they decided to suspend their strike. Reason to halt the 9-day strike was the intervention of …

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Athens: One Metro station to close due to protests, April 9/2014

Greek police will close metro station <Syntagma> to public due to protests that will take place in downtown Athens on Wednesday, April 9th 2014. <Syntagma> station will close as of 10 a.m. and will open again once the police will consider the protest is over. Metro wagons will pass through …

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UPD Greek pharmacists launch open-end strike as of Mar 26/2014

UPDATE: After the outcry and the troubled Greke patients standing up to three hour sin long queues, Greek pharmacies suspended their strike on April 1st 2014. March 26th, KTG reported: Hardly had Greek Health Minister Adonis Georgiadis “solved” the problems with the doctors working at National Health Care system, he …

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Greek Health SOS: new “reform” bill to leave patients without access to health care

Hundreds of doctors working at National Health Care system (EOPYY) and public hospitals gathered in downtown Athens on Thursday morning to protest the so-called “health reforms” that close down the National Health Care institution (EOPYY), will give the green light to lay-offs of some 3,000 doctors and close down thousands …

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Greek Air Traffic Controllers cancel work stoppage, Jan 30/2014

Greek air traffic controllers canceled on Wednesday the 3-hour work stoppage scheduled for Thursday, January 30th 2014. All flights will operate as usually (source). The Greek flight controllers action was taken in the context of a Pan-European strike action in order to sustian air navigation safety.

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UPD: Greek Flight Controllers cancel work stoppage on Jan 30/2014

UPDATE: Greek air traffic controllers decided on Wednesday to cancel the 3-hour work stoppage scheduled for Thursday, January 30th 2014. All flights will operate as usual. KTG reported on January 27th 2014: Greece’s air traffic controllers will join the pan-European ‘industrial action’ and will launch a 3-hour work stoppage on …

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