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Public sector union ADEDY to launch 24h strike

The federation of public sector employees ADEDY will launch a 24-hour national strike on Wednesday, February 28, it announced on Monday. The decision was taken at ADEDY’s General Assembly meeting on February 2, and the strike calls for higher wages, more staff in the public sector, and building all necessary …

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Public Revenues AADE and Finance Ministry personnel on 24h strike

Personnel at the Public Revenues authority AADE and other  services of the Greek Finance Ministry will launch a nationwide 24-hour strike on Wednesday, January 24, 2024. The personnel has a series of demands such as better working conditions, new hires and a substantial increase in wages, AADE said in a …

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Hospital doctors on 48h strike due to collapse of Greece’s NHS

Highly frustrated about the ongoing deterioration of the National Health System, the dramatic working conditions that set patients at risk and the shortage of staff,  Greece’s public hospital doctors and staff launched a 48-hour strike. The Federation of Hospital Doctors of Greece (OENGE) launched a 48-hour strike across the country …

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Taxi drivers on 24-hour strike on Nov 22

With a 24-hour strike on Wednesday, November 22, taxi drivers respond to the government’s tax bill affecting self-employed and free-lancers, taxing them with a deemed income, claiming tax evasion. It should be noted that also other sectors of self-employed and freelancers such as traders and scientists may participate in the …

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Taxi drivers on work stoppage and 24h strike to oppose tax bill

With a work stoppage on Thursday, November 16, and a 24-hour strike on Wednesday, November 22, taxi drivers will be responding to the government’s tax bill affecting self-employed. that was published on Tuesday in a public consultation entitled “Measures to curb tax evasion”. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the …

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Greece’s Air Traffic Controllers strike cancelled per court order

The union of Greece’s Air Traffic Controllers will not be able to hold an announced 24-hour strike on Thursday, September 21, 2023. A First Instance Court in Athens ruled on Wednesday evening that  the strike was “illegal.” Therefore, flights are expected to operate as usually. To be sure about potential …

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Unions to launch a 24h strike across Greece, Sept 21

Unions and social organizations will launch a nationwide 24-hour strike on Thursday, September 21, 2023, to protest a labor bill currently discussed and soon to be voted at the Parliament. It is interesting that the private sector union umbrella GSEE does not participate in the strike. Participants are: the Athens …

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Inmates on hunger strike in several prisons across Greece

Prisons across Greece are ‘boiling’ and inmates have started a hunger strike in several facilities on Monday. Prisoners protest the inhuman conditions of detention and “illegal” extension of their sentence. According to daily efimerida ton syntakton, prisoners in Domokos prison announced the start of hunger strike and are followed by …

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Volos under water; one dead, one missing as DANIEL strikes central Greece (videos)

One man has died and another one is missing in Volos, central Greece, a region heavily hit by storm weather “Daniel” that has been bombarding the area with torrential rainfalls since Monday night. By Tuesday morning the bad weather deteriorated further as large amounts of water from the continuous rain …

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3: Portokalos family strikes back (Trailer)

The famous Greek-American Portokalos family strikes back with “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3”. The “Greek Wedding” returns with a 3rd film and Nia Vardalos revives the role of Toula Portokalos, Along with Tula also Ian, actor John Corbett returns to the big screen for the joy of millions of …

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