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Civil Servants in Greece launch 24-hour strike, Nov 14/2018

Public sector union ADEDY will launch a 24-hour strike on Wednesday, November 14th 2018. The planned protest rally to the Greek Parliament will disrupt traffic in downtown Athens. The union demands pay raise as well as increase of pensions. Both have been reduced several times since the bailout agreements in …

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Taxi owners to launch 12-hour strike across Greece on Nov 8

The Panhellenic Federation of Greek Taxi will launch a 12-hour strike on Thursday, November 8th 2018.  The strike is supposed to protest a decrease in their business due to ride sharing services and “failure of the government to protect the sector.” It is certainly coincidence that on Thursday, the chairman …

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+++ Ferries strike ends after Greece Seamen’s unions agree with shipowners

The Greek Seamen’s unions Federation PNO has reportedly agreed with shipowners for Passenger Ships on Tuesday noon. The ferries strike ends later on Tuesday, media report, and not at 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 5th 2018, as originally scheduled. PNO and shipowners agreed for a 2% wage raise for 2018 and …

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Ferries to remain docked for another 24 hours, after unions extend strike

Greek Seamen’s Federation PNO decided on Monday to extend its strike for another 24 hours. Ferries remain docked and the strike will last until 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 5th 2018. The seamen did not accept the proposal by ship owners for a 2-percent wage raise. The PNO wants a …

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Ferries remain docked at Greece’s ports on Monday due to 24h strike UPD

Ferries remain docked at Greece’s ports due to a 24-hour strike on Monday, September 3rd 2018. The  Greek Federation of Seamen’s Unions PNO decided to proceed with the strike after negotiations with shipowners over wage hikes did not bring the expected fruits. Main request of the PNO is the signing …

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Rolling work stoppages & 24h strike by train workers affect Proastiakos & Airport Metro

Workers at Greece’ Train company Hellenic Railways (OSE) have announced to launch  rolling work stoppages as of July 11th and these work stoppages will culminate in a 24-hour strike on July 20th 2018. The train workers mobilization will affect all schedules of TrainOSE, the Proastiakos as well as the Metro …

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Athens Metro on work stoppage, Friday, June 29

Workers at Athens Metro Lines <2> and <3> stage a work stoppage on Friday, June 29, 2018. the work stoppage will start at 11:00 o’ clock Friday night and last until the end of the shift. All other transport mean in the Greek capital will operate as usual. Athens Metro …

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Athens: Public transport means to launch work stoppages June 19 & 21

Workers at public transport means will launch two work stoppages this week to protest the closure of bus depot at Helliniko and cut backs in public transport means. The work stoppages will be held on Tuesday and Thursday. On Tuesday, June 19th 2018, buses will operate only between 9:00 a.m. …

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Athens: 24h Taxi strike, work stoppages at Buses, Trolleys & Metro on June 14

A hell of a day for motorists and commuters in Greek capital Athens, due to work stoppages in public transport means and a new 24-hour strike of taxi drivers. Main roads in the city of more than 4 million inhabitants are fully packed, since the morning. The situation is expected …

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Athens Taxis on 24-hour strike on Wed, because of Uber

Late on Tuesday, taxis drivers decided to launch a 24-hour strike on Wednesday, June 13th 2018. The strike will start at 6 a.m. In an extraordinary meeting the union of taxi drivers decided to launch the strike denouncing that Greece’s “creditors want the return of Uber.” In a statement the …

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Athens Buses, Trolley, Metro work stoppage to affect also transport to/from airport on June 14

Buses and trolley buses in Athens will not operate from 12 o’ clock noon until 5 o’ clock afternoon on Thursday, June 14th. The work stoppage is to take place following a decision by the union of workers at the the Athens Urban Transportation Organisation (OASA). Reason for the stoppage …

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Work stoppages, 24h strike at Proastiakos to disrupt Metro to Athens Airport

Workers at Proastiakos train in Athens and broader Attica will launch several work stoppages and one 24h-hour strike  respectively on Thursday and Friday, June 7-8, 2018. The workers’ mobilization will affect also the  Metro link to and form the Athens Airport. June 7, 2018 Work-stoppages 05:00 am – 08:00 am, …

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UPD Athens Metro, Bus, Trolley Bus: Strikes, work stoppages May 31

Workers at buses and trolley buses in Athens will hold a 24-hour strike on Thursday, May 31 2018.  On the same day, workers at Athens Metro will hold two work stoppages in the early morning and late night shift. Athens Metro Lines 2 and 3 will therefore operate only between …

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