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Ferries docked on Sept 24 due to 24h general strike in Greece

Ferries and ships will remain docked on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, due to a 24-hour strike decided by the Greek Seamen and Dockworkers Federations, PNO and PENEN. The PNO leadership decided to launch the 24-hour strike nationwide for crew of all ships categories. Ferries and ships will remain docked from …

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UPD Greece’s private diagnostic centers on indefinite strike as of June 10

Private diagnostic centers across Greece put a padlock as of Monday, June 10th 2019, due to disagreements with the Health Ministry. The strike is thought to be indefinite or until there is a solution between the centers’ owners and the government. The strike means that neither patients insured at the …

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Athens: Metro, Tram, Urban train workers launch two work stoppages May 31

Commuters in Greek capital Athens will face major problems tomorrow Friday after workers’ union at Metro, Tram and urban train ISAP declared a double work stoppage for May 31, 2019. the first work stoppage will take place with the start of the morning shift and last until 8 o’ clock …

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Ferries & ships to remain docked at Greek ports on 1. May

Ferries and ships will remain docked at Greek ports, after the union of the Greek seamen PNO declared a 24-hour strike on May 1, 2019. The strike will start at 00:01 and end at 23:59. The union has published a long list of demands to justify the strike. However, as …

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Delivery boys & couriers on 24h strike demanding better working conditions

Delivery boys and couriers in Greece have launched a 24-hour strike on Thursday with a series of demands to improve their working conditions and a labor framework to secure their profession. They demand that employers provide them with a corporate motorcycle, protective helmet and clothing and to pay for fuel …

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Guards at Greece’s museums, archaeological sites on work stoppage, April 12

Guards at Greece’s archaeological sites and museums will launch a three-hour work stoppage on Friday, April 12, 2019. The guards union PEYFA said in a statement that’there are urgent issues in need of immediate solutions.” They threaten to escalate their protest actions saying that the work stoppage on Friday is …

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Taxi Union in Athens on 4-hour work stoppage, Feb 26, 2019

The Taxi Owners’ Union in Athens will launch a four-hour work stoppage on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. Aim of the action that will leave the Greek capital without taxis for several hours is the convention of the taxi union. The work stoppage will start at 02:00 p.m. and end at …

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Workers at Athens Urban Train ISAP to launch 3h work stoppage, Feb 21

Workers at Athens Urban Train ISAP will launch a 3-hour work stoppage on Thursday, February 21, 2019. With the strike, they want to draw attention to permanent problems like delays in the ticket issue, shortages in spare parts that leads to decrease of schedules. Furthermore, the want the signing of …

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Protesting farmers block lanes in Athens-Thessaloniki motorway

Protesting farmers have been blocking with their tractors lanes on the Athens-Thessaloniki highway since Monday morning. Some 200 farmer tractors arrived at the Nikaia inter junction in the morning and block the lane to Athens. The first tractors arrived at Nikaia from Farsala, as organizers are expecting more and more …

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Ferries to remain docked as Seamen’s Union joints 24h strike

Ferries will remained docked as the Pan-Hellenic Association announced its members will participate in the 24-hour strike of Greece’s private sector on November 28, 2018. Ferries will remain docked from 00:01 until 24:00. Private sector umbrella union GSEE has declared a 24-hour strike demanding collective bargains, rise in wages and …

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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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Athens Metro workers to launch 2 work stoppages on Friday

The union of Athens Metro workers will launch two work stoppages on Friday, October 19, 2018. The first work stoppage will start with the begin of the early morning shirt until 9:00 a.m. and the second will start at 11:00 p.m. until the end of  the night shift. The workers …

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Greece’s Sites and Museums staff on 24h strike due to privatization plans

Unions of workers at Greece’s archeological sites and museums have called for a 24-hour strike to protest the trasnfer of several public museums and sites to the country’s Privatization Fund. The strike is scheduled for 11. October 2018. The protest is likely to close the ancient Acropolis in Athens that …

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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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