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Train workers launch one more 24h strike in Greece

Greece’s railway unions announced one more 24-hour strike on Monday, March 6, 2023. The strike affects all train services carried out by Hellenic Train, said the company, including all Athens suburban railway services Proastiakos. The Panhellenic Railway Federation plans meetings with the Transport Ministry and political parties. “It’s time for …

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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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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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Actors, theater workers on 48-hour strike

Actors and theater workers have called a 48-hour strike on Wednesday and Thursday in protest at a draft government bill on pay in the sector. Strikers extend their mobilization to daily TV series sets where cameras will be off for the same two days. The strike is been joined also …

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Greek FM Dendias slams Turkey’s missiles strike threat

Greece’s foreign minister has lashed out at Turkey after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to strike Athens with ballistic missiles. “It is unacceptable and universally condemnable for threats of a missile attack against Greece to be made by an allied country, a NATO member,” Nikos Dendias said Monday, arriving …

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Erdogan threatens to strike Greece with missiles

Turkey’s ballistic missile test ‘scares’ Athens, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, adding it “will not sit idly if Greece continues to arm the Aegean islands.” It is the first time in the last few months, that the Turkish president does not reiterate his favorite threat “we’ll come suddenly …

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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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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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Earthquake strikes with 4.1R Skiathos and the Sporades islands

An earthquake hit with magnitude of 4.1 on the Richter scale the Sporades islands a few minutes before 6′ clock late Thursday afternoon. According to Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of Athens, the epicenter of the earthquake was in the sea area 39 km North of the island of …

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UPDATE Rocks fall on Shipwreck, after earthquake strikes with 5.4R between Kefalonia and Zakynthos

A earthquake stroke with a magnitude of 5.4 on the Richter scale between the islands of Zakynthos and Kefalonia in the Ionian Sea. Greece’s Geodynamic Institute announced. The tremor occurred at 10:36 Thursday morning 70 km West of Zakunthos and 57km South-West of Lixouri on Kefalonia. It focal depth was …

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