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SD: German Railways (Deutsche Bahn) bribed Greek authorities

German Railways (Deutsche Bahn) shut down its office in Athens due to a bribe scandal, German daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung reports on Tuesday. Citing investigation findings from the prosecutor’s office in Frankfurt, SD notes that “Deutsche Bahn subsidiary in Greece is said to have “diverted” 315,000 euro to bribe contract givers.” …

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Trains, Proastiakos: work stoppage and 24h strike over Easter weekend, May 4-5/2013

Workers at Trainose trains and Proastiakos will launch one work stoppage and a 24-hour strike over the Greek-Orthodox Easter weekend, 4th and 5th May 2013. On Saturday the work stoppage will take place between 6 pm and midnight, while the 24-hour strike will take place on Easter Sunday. Due to …

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Trains, Proastiakos on work stoppage, Apr 11-12/2013

Workers at Greece’s trains and proastiakos will launch  two work stoppages from 8 p.m. until midnight on April 11th and 12th 2013. Athens Metro will operate only until <Doukissis Plakentias> station and not up/from Athens airport.  

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Greek Trains, Proastiakos on strike, Mar 23-24-25/2013

Personnel at Greek Trainose and Proastiakos will launch three 24-hour strikes from March 23th until March 25th 2013. The metro will not operate up/from Athens Airport. Trains and Proastiakos personnel protest wages and benefits cuts. “Wisely” enough they choose the long weekend, with Monday, March 25th, be a national holiday.

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Athens: One metro station to close after 4 p.m. Mar 6/2013

Greek police ordered the closure of Athens Metro station <Megaro Mousikis> as of 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6th 2013.  Several rallies will take place in the area, among them an event to commemorate 15 years after the death of former PM Konstantinos Karamanlis. Protests will be held by the …

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Athens paralyzed as all public transport means on strike

“Rien ne va plus” on the roulette table of Athens streets as thousands moved to work with their private vehicles. No public transport means left the depot on Friday morning due to solidarity strike of bus, trolley and proastiakos workers to their colleagues of Athens Metro, urban train ISAP and tram who received ‘civil mobilization orders’. …

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Greek Gov’t to Metro Workers: end strike or requisition and lay-offs!

Greek government sent an ultimatum to striking Metro workers threatening them with lay-offs and ‘enforced mobilization’ or requisition. On Tuesday, government spokesman Simos Kedikoglou gave Metro workers time to resume work by next Thursday and end their strikes that prohibit the operation of Athens metro for the seventh consecutive day. “The leaders of this unacceptable …

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Athens Metro, Urban Train, Tram: Strikes & Work Stoppages, Jan 21-22/2013

Workers at Athens metro will continue their protest with a new 24-hour strike on Monday, January 21st, 2013. Urban train ISAP/HSAP and the tram will operate only form 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. On Tuesday, workers at the three public transport means will launch a work stoppage form 12 o’ clock noon until …

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Athens Metro: new 24h strike, Jan 20/2013

Things are getting wilder here and angry workers break the taboo after the other. That is “launching strikes over the weekend”. After a strike on Saturday, workers at Athens Metro decided to go a 24-hour strike also on Sunday, January 20th 2013. Metro workers are on strike since Thursday demanding to …

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Athens Metro: 24-hour strike, Jan 19/2013

For third consequent day workers at Athens Metro will launch a 24-hour stirke on Saturday, Jan 19th 2013. Metro workers demand to be exempted from the new payroll common for all civil servants. As Transport and Development minister rejects their demands, the workers will stage a “First in Greece”: a …

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Athens: Metro, Urban Train HSAP, Tram on 24h strike, Jan 18/2013

Workers at Athens Metro, urban train ISAP (HSAP) and tram will launch a 24-hour strike on Friday, January 18th 2013. For the Metro it will be the second consequent strike day.   Workers demand to be exempted from the new collective payroll for civil servants. However Minister of Development rejected their demands. …

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Athens Metro on 24h strike, Jan 17/2013

Workers at Athens metro will launch a 24-hour strike on Thursday, January 17th 2012. No metro line will operate from 05:30 a.m. until half an hour after midnight. Workers protest the new payroll that cancels the national collective bargain. For transport to and from the airport, passengers can use the …

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Athens Metro & Urban Train ISAP 24h strike, Jan 1/2013

Workers at Athens Metro and urban train ISAP (HSAP) will launch a 24-hour strike on January 1st 2013. Workers oppose wages cuts, personnel transfer and lay offs. It’s the first strike of the new troubled year 2013.

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