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Workers at Athens Metro, Proastiakos, Trains on 24h strike

Workers at Athens Metro Lines 2 and 3 as well as at Proastiakos have launched a 24-hour strike to protest the deadly train crash at Tempi, where at least 43 passengers and 10 crew members have been killed. In a statement, Metro workers union said that they have similar problems …

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Workers at Athens Metro suspend work stoppage

A planned strike action on Metro Line 1 in Athens has been suspended due to the deadly train collision at Tempi, northern Greece, the STASY workers’ union announced on Wednesday morning. Trains resumed their normal operation after 10.30 a.m. “With deep sorrow in our hearts for today’s tragic accident, perhaps …

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Athens Metro workers on work stoppage on March 1

Workers at Metro Lines 2 and 3 as well as at urban train ISAP (Metro Line 1) will launch a work stoppage on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, thus causing troubles to commuters. The issue is particularly complicated to ordinary people as the work stoppage will last shorter than originally scheduled, …

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Tram workers on work stoppage, Metro Line 1 action suspended

Workers at the Tram and Metro Line 1 in Athens will hold work stoppages on Wednesday, February 15, 20223. Workers at Metro Line 1, the overground electric railway from Piraeus to Kifissia, have announced a warning work stoppage from 10 p.m. until the end of the shift on Wednesday. The …

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Athens taxi drivers on work stoppage, Feb 13

Taxi drivers in Athens will hold a work stoppage and a general meeting of their union SATA to discuss and promote financial and other demands on Monday, February 13, 2023. The work stoppage will take place between 12 o’ clock noon and 8 o’ clock in the evening. In an …

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Ferries, ships docked in Greece due to sailor’s 48h strike

Ships and ferries will be docked at the ports of Greece as sailors’ unions have announced a 48-hour nationwide strike on February 8 and 9, 2023. “A 48-hour nationwide strike has been decided in all categories of ships, on February 8 and 9, as well as the initiation of procedures …

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Athens Metro Line 1 on 3-hour work stoppage

A three-hour work stoppage will be held at the Athens Metro Line 1 on Thursday, February 2, 2023 the Athens Urban Rail Transport’s (STASY) union has announced. The stoppage will take place 12:00-15:00 due to the union’s extraordinary general assembly meeting. The work stoppage will affect the Piraeus-Kifissia urban train …

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Three Metro stations in Athens shut down due to Nov 17 marches

Greek Police has ordered the shut down of three metro station in downtown Athens on Thursday due to the marches on the anniversary of the Polytechnic school Students’ Uprising on 17. November 1973. According to a statement by the Urban Rail Transport (STASY) on Wednesday noon, the following metro stations …

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Public Transport on strike paralyze Greece

Public transport means are on work stoppages or 24-hour strike, ships and ferries remain docked, trains are parked and even taxi drivers have pull the handbrake to raise their voice against the rising prices and the cost of living. The situation in the Greek capital Athens is for commuters even …

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Greece Strike: Air Traffic Controllers on 6h work stoppage

Air Traffic Controllers have joined the general strike in Greece with a 6-hour work stoppage from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9, 2022. At the same time, also workers at the Civil Aviation Agency have joined the mobilization against the rising prices and the cost of living …

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Greece’s unions to launch a 24h general strike on Nov 9

Greece’s umbrella unions of the public and private sector ADEDY and GSEE have called for a 24-hour general strike on Wednesday, November 9, 2022. Purpose of the general mobilization is to protest the rising prices in all sectors of life in the country. The unions participating in the strike accuse …

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Ferries, ships docked due to seamen’s strike, Oct 25

Ships at the port of Piraeus will remain docked on Tuesday, 25. October 2022, after five seamen’s unions declared a 24-hour strike. The unions demand a withdrawal of the revised Private Naval Code Law, and a renewal and implementation of collective labor agreements with wage increases. If you plan to …

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Trolley buses workers in Athens on 4h work stoppage, Oct 12 UPD

Workers on Athens trolley buses have announced a four-hour work stoppage on Wednesday, October 12, 2022. The work stoppage will take place between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. According to an announcement by the ILPAP Employees Union, the work stoppage aims to demand the immediate signature of a collective bargain …

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Court rules the 24h strike in Athens public transport was “unlawful”

A court in Athens ruled on Thursday that the 24-hour public transport strike that brought the Greek capital to a standstill on Wednesday was unlawful and exploitative. According to the court’s decision, the strike called by the Athens Labor and Employment Center (EKA) and staged by the union of workers …

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Buses and trolley buses in Athens on 24h strike, June 29

Workers union of blue buses and trolley buses staff in Athens will launch a 24-hour strike, tomorrow, Wednesday, June 29, 2022. Workers union at OASA decided to launch the 24-hour strike in order to protest the extension of OASA with intercity buses KTEL for one more year. The amendment was …

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