Taxi drivers in Athens and the broader Attica prefecture will launch a work stoppage, on Tuesday, March 6th 2018, to protest the “Illegal operation of Uber” as they say in a statement..
- The work stoppage is scheduled from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Taxi Drivers Union of Attica (SATA) said in a statement that they declare their objection to the illegal operation and deliberate invention of Uber” and taxi platforms like (taxi)Beat. They denounce those who have so far delayed the legislation about the operation of taxis saying that it was the country’s lenders who have pushed for the legislation delay..
The Taxi driver’s work stoppage coincides with the 24-hour strike of Trains and Proastiakos that has the effect that neither the train Athens Airport – Piraeus Port operates nor the Metro to/from Athens Airport. The Metro will operate up to <Doukissis Plakentias> station.