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Public sector union ADEDY to launch a 24h nationwide strike

Τhe federation of public sector employees ADEDY has announced a 24-hour nationwide strike on Tuesday, May 21, 2024. According to the announcement, ADEDY demands: – A horizontal increase of 10% in the salaries of public-sector employees. – A return of the two additional salaries in the public sector. – Collective …

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Public sector union ADEDY to launch 24h strike

The federation of public sector employees ADEDY will launch a 24-hour national strike on Wednesday, February 28, it announced on Monday. The decision was taken at ADEDY’s General Assembly meeting on February 2, and the strike calls for higher wages, more staff in the public sector, and building all necessary …

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Public sector union ADEDY launches 24h strike om March 8

Greece’s public sector union ADEDY announced a 24-hour strike on Wednesday, March 8, 2023. ADEDY had initially planned to launch a work stoppage to honor the International Women’s Day, however it decided on Monday to a 24-hour strike. The union plans a gathering at 12:30 in Klathmonos Square, downtown Athens. …

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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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Greece’s public sector, seamen on 24-hour strike on June 16

Greece’s  public sector and the seamen union have called for a 24-hour nationwide strike on Wednesday, June 16, to protest the planned Labor Law. Public sector union umbrella ADEDY will hold a protest rally in downtown Athens at 11 a.m. Ferries and ships will remain docked for 24 hours. In …

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Greece’s public sector bias suggested in LGBT poll

One in three LGBT people in Greece say they have been insulted due to their sexual orientation and/or gender identity at least once by public sector employees. A 6% say they are often or always subjected to outright verbal abuse, according to an online survey tracking the experience of members …

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Greece’s public sector unions on 24h strike for effective pandemic measures UPD

Greece’s public sector unions umbrella ADEDY have called for a general strike on Thursday, October 15, 2020, demanding more protection measures regarding the pandemic, more hiring and descent labor conditions, wages and pensions. Major unions from the sector of public hospital personnel (POEDIN) and teachers (OLME) have joined the strike, …

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32.8% of Greek employees could work from home, says report

32.8% of employees in Greece could work from home, a report by the Centre of Planning & Economic Research (KEPE) said on Monday.The report uses data from 2019 and makes use of the occasion of the lockdown experience due to the coronavirus outbreak. According to the report, 1,263,000 workers in …

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Court rules Debtors can claim Compensation from Collection Agencies

“Repeated calls from collection agencies to debtors infringe personality and debtors are entitled to compensation.” This is the final decision of a court in Athens after an attorney filed a lawsuit against two collection agencies. The court ruling opens the way for compensation to be claimed for “personality insult” when …

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Nepotism in SYRIZA: Youth Secretary finds jobs for mom, brother & girl friend in public sector

It is clear. A government needs “its own people” to put in crucial positions if it wants to govern without being undermined by ideological opponents and opposition parties. Left-wing SYRIZA is not exception to the rule. There have been reports in the near past of husbands of ministers and lawmakers …

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Greece’s Public Sector on 24h Strike, July 9/2014

Public sector union ADEDY has declared a 24-hour strike for July 9th 2014. The union want to protest against lay-offs, the measure of “mobility scheme” and the new law on work evaluation and director positions in the public sector. The protest will start with several actions on Monday, June 30th, …

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Greek Gov’t to hire 14K civil servants after laying-off 14K

Greek government plans to hire some 14,000 civil servants and thus despite the fact that more than 4,000 were laid off last year and more than 15,000 are to be laid-off this year by the orders of the Troika. Crazy? It depends… According to the governmental recruitment plan obtained by …

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Greek unions to launch 24h general strike, Apr 9/2014

Greek public and private sector unions ADEDY and GSEE will launch a 24-hour general strike on Wednesday, April 9th 2014. Among others teachers,  seamen and train workers will participate in the strike. Media will launch their strike a day earlier, on April 8th. The unions strike aims to draw attention …

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Greek public & private sector on 24h strike, Apr 9/2014

Greece’s public and private sector unions ADEDY and GSEE will launch a 24-hour general strike on April 8th 2014. It is considered as certain that seamen will join the strike. More details as soon as they’re published. Public sector union ADEDY will launch a protest at 6 pm in front …

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