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Greece’s Private & Public sectors on 24h strike, work stoppages Oct 2-3

Unions of private sector in Greece will launch a 24-hour general strike on Wednesday, October 2, 2019. The country’s public sector will join the protest with work stoppages.

Protesting the development law, the unions are going to paralyze the country as banks, public services, schools will be closed.

Public transport means including trains join the protest with strikes and work stoppages on October 2 and 3.

Public Transport Athens

Wednesday, October 2

Metro Lines 2 and 3 as well as Urban Train (ISAP/Metro Line 1)on 24-hour strike

Buses and Trolley buses will operated between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. due to work stoppage.

The Tram will operate between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 3

Workers at Metro Lines 2 and 3 will be on work stoppage between 12 o’ clock noon and 3:00 p.m.

Train and Proastiakos workers launch two 24-hour strikes on October 2 and 3. No metro will operate to/from the Athens International Airport.

The decision of workers’ unions for Urban Train (ISAP/Metro Line 1) and the Tram are still due.

Port workers will launch a 4-hour work stoppage on October 2, and all Ferries and ships will remain docked at the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio.

The country’s public sector union ADEDY will launch a work stoppage starting at 11: a.m. on October 2. Municipalities, tax offices, schools will close until the rest of the day shift. Hospitals will operate with emergency personnel only.

All private and state media, as well as major news websites have joined the 24-hour strike.

The unions oppose the so-called “Development Law,” saying that it deprives them of their labor and strike rights.

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One comment

  1. Good day please can someone clarify about what the labour law is actually about?