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Greece-General Strike to paralyze public transport, sea and air traffic UPDs

Public transport, sea and air traffic will be heavily disrupted or just paralyzed on Wednesday, 6. April 2022, as several transport workers unions have declared to participate in the 24-hour general strike. For 24 hours, ferries will remain docked at the ports and airplanes will be grounded at the airports, …

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Greece’s Seamen Federation extends strike to Dec 13

The Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) announced an extension of the 48-hour sailors’ strike for all categories of ships until December 13, 2021. The extension strike starts at 00:01 on Sunday, December 12, and ends at midnight on Monday, December 13, state run news agency amna reports on Saturday evening. The …

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Ferries, ships docked as Greece’s seamen go on 48h strike, Dec 10-11

Ferries and ships will remain docked as Greece’s seamen federation PNO has announced it will launch a 48-hour strike on December 10-11, 2021. The strike will affect all categories of ships. It will start at 00:01 on Friday, December 10 and end at midnight Saturday, December 11, 2021. According to …

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Workers at Athens public transport means on 24h strike and work stoppages Nov 18

Workers at public transport means in Athens will launch a 24-hour strike and work stoppages on Thursday, November 18, to protest the killing of their colleague during maintenance works at Metro Line 1 early Tuesday morning. Workers at Metro, Tram and Urban Train ISAP will hold a 24-hour strike. Buses …

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Teachers to launch 24h strike to protest “mandatory evaluation” by Education Ministry

The Federation of Greek Primary Teachers (DOE) will launch a 24-hour strike for Monday, October 11, against the mandatory evaluation of teaching staff and schools. The teacher’s strike is a response to Education Ministry sought the court to cancel any planned strike. The court ruled that theachers’ strike were “illegal” …

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PPC workers’ union GENOP-DEH to launch a 24h strike on Oct 19

The workers’ union of the Public Power Corporation (PPC), GENOP-DEI, has announced a 24-hour strike to be held on Tuesday, October 19. The strike has been scheduled to coincide with a meeting of PPC shareholders who will discuss increasing the company’s share capital. A protest gathering will be held in …

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Fire-fighting aircraft crashes on Zakynthos, pilot safe (video)

A PZL firefighting airplane crashed during operations to put out a fire on Zakynthos island on Sunday. The pilot survived. Media reported that the pilot made an emergency landing on the trees in the Makria Rahi area and managed to get out of the wreck. A local told Ionian TV …

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Metro, ISAP workers on strike protesting working conditions like no A/C in summer UPD

Metro workers in Athens launch work stoppages on Wednesday protesting their working conditions. The strike affects Metro lines 2 and 3 and Urban train ISAP (Line 1) and will take place from 9 p.m. until the end of the shift. The unions of ISAP and STASY workers complain about their …

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Greece’s public sector, seamen on 24-hour strike on June 16

Greece’s  public sector and the seamen union have called for a 24-hour nationwide strike on Wednesday, June 16, to protest the planned Labor Law. Public sector union umbrella ADEDY will hold a protest rally in downtown Athens at 11 a.m. Ferries and ships will remain docked for 24 hours. In …

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