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Workers at Athens public transport means on 24h strike and work stoppages Nov 18

Workers at public transport means in Athens will launch a 24-hour strike and work stoppages on Thursday, November 18, to protest the killing of their colleague during maintenance works at Metro Line 1 early Tuesday morning. Workers at Metro, Tram and Urban Train ISAP will hold a 24-hour strike. Buses …

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Public health inspectors refute Gov’t claim “no Covid-19 transmission in public transport means”

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis reiterated claim that the Public Tranport was not a source of Covid-19 transmission. It was a scientific unfounded claim to justify that the government did nothing to fix the problem of overcrowded public transport means especially in Athens and other big cities during the peak …

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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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Greece can’t get crowding in public transport means under control despite the pandemic

The Greek government efforts to find solutions to the crowding of commuters in public transport means in Athens has so far turned into a fiasco. The Transportation Ministry has been delaying measures to strengthen the bus network in the Greek capital of 4 million inhabitants, the daily coronavirus cases are …

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Following outcry, Gov’t increases schedules in Athens public transport means

Greece’s Transport Ministry on Friday widely cancelled the summer holiday leave of workers at public transport means in Athens in order to increase the frequency of services and avoid the phenomena of overcrowding that have recently been observed.The decision follows also an outcry by passengers who complained about the reduced …

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Workers at all Athens public transport means join 24h strike on Feb 18

Workers are all public transport means in Athens will join the 24-hour general strike on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, leaving hundreds of thousands of commuters with no option other than use their own car, if they have any, taxi, if they find any, walk to workplace or stay at home. …

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Athens: 24h Taxi strike, work stoppages at Buses, Trolleys & Metro on June 14

A hell of a day for motorists and commuters in Greek capital Athens, due to work stoppages in public transport means and a new 24-hour strike of taxi drivers. Main roads in the city of more than 4 million inhabitants are fully packed, since the morning. The situation is expected …

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Athens: Construction works to paralyze 2 main Tram Lines Feb 24-Mar 6

Only one out of three Tram lines, the along the Athens Riviera, will be in operation for eleven whole days, causing immense trouble to thousands of commuters and why not, tourists. Due to construction works,  Tram lines 1 and 2, that is “Syntagma⇔Asklipieio Voula” and “Syntagma⇔SEF/Neo Faliro” will be halted …

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Chaos ahead as Athens Public Transport Means launch 24h strike on Jan 15

Unions of workers at Athens public transport means have called for a 24-hours strike on Monday, January 15th 2018, to protest the new labor law that restricts the right to strike. The Athens Metro, the Tram, the urban train ISAP, buses and trolley buses will remain parked for 24 hours …

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UPD Strikes and work stoppages in Athens Public Transport Sept 12-15/2017

Workers at Athens Public Transport Means will stage several work stoppages during the week, September 12 – 15, 2017. Strike & Work Stoppage schedule: Tues, Sept 12: Urban train ISPA will operate until 9 p.m. Wed, Sept 13: Buses and Trolleys  will operate from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thu, …

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Public transport means, trains, ferries on strike and work stoppages May 1/2017

After the Greek seamen, workers on other transport means have declared strike and work stoppages on the 1st of May 2017. The day is normally celebrated with workers’ strike. So far the schedule for the strikes is: Buses will operate between 9 am and 9 pm Trolley buses on 24-hour …

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Athens Metro, Tram, Urban Train on 24h strikes, Mar 1st & 3rd/2017

Workers at the Athens Metro, the Tram and the Urban train ISAP will launch a 24-hour strike on Tuesday, March 1st 2017 and one on Friday, March 1st and 3rd 2017. Workers oppose the legislation according to which the commercial use of stations and spaces of the Urban Rail Transport …

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Greece’s Public transport means strike & work stoppage schedule, May 8/2016

Below you see the Public transport means strike & work stoppages schedule for Sunday, May 8th 2016 Buses, Trolley buses will operate between 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Metro will operate after 9 a.m. – however up to <Doukissis Plakentias> station and not to/from Athens Airport due to Proastiakos strike …

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