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UPD II: Athens Metro, Tram on work stoppage Nov 15/2016

+++ UPDATE II: Confusion till the end of the day, now it seems final: Metro and Tram workers will be on work stoppage from beginning of shift until 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 15th 2016. Workers at urban train ISAP have cancelled their strike. Whether they will keep their work …

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Strike: Greek Easter Sunday without trains, Proastiakos, Metro and urban train ISAP, May 1/2016

After workers at TRAINOSE, also workers at Athens Metro and Urban train ISAP decided to go on 24-hour strike on Easter Sunday, May 1st 2016. They protest the Pension Reforms and want the signing of collective bargains. TRAINOSE & Proastiakos strike starts Saturday, April 30th 2016, at 6 p.m. and …

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Greece’s Trains & Proastiakos on strike over Easter weekend April 30 – May 2/2016

Workers at TRAINOSE will launch a strike over the Easter weekend thus disrupting holiday travelers. The Strike will start at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 30th 2016, and will end at 10 a.m. Monday, May 2nd 2016. Neither the trains nor the Proastiakos will be in operation. As the Metro Line …

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Greek media extend Strike over Pensions Reform for another 3 days, until April 27/2016

Greek Federation of Journalists’ Unions POESY decided to extend τhe strike until Wednesday morning, April 27th 2016, where it will decide whether it will give the strike another extension. The strike aims to protest the changes in the pensions and social insurance funds reforms that will merge the professional pension …

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No taxis as owners go on 24h strike on Apr14/2016

The Federation of  Greece’s Taxi owners will launch a 24-hour strike 24 hour strike to protest the upcoming tax regulations. The strike will start at 5 a.m. on Thursday, April 14th and end at 5 a.m. on Friday morning. According to the National Federation of Taxi  Owners (POEIATA), the new …

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Greece’s TV licenses war – media on work stoppage

The plan of Greek government to ask TV owners to pay to licenses and also limit the number of private television channels broadcasting nationwide down to four has triggered a war – one of the usual Greek wars where everyone is against everyone with political parties ready to fall in …

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First anti-SYRIZA general strike and protest with teargas from the left

It must have been an awesome experience: to be a SYRIZA supporter, to have joined the anti-austerity protest and to be teargassed by the same government that you support. This interpretation of the incidents as it appeared in several Greek media is wrong. Police did not fired teargas against the …

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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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