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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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Taxi union to launch a 48h strike towards end of February

Athens taxi drivers will launch a 48-hour strike on February 27-28, 2024, their union SATA announced on Wednesday. They call on their colleagues across Greece to join the action. The decision was made during an emergency meeting of the Administrative Council on Wednesday and it is the second of this …

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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 Revenues AADE and Finance Ministry personnel on 24h strike

Personnel at the Public Revenues authority AADE and other  services of the Greek Finance Ministry will launch a nationwide 24-hour strike on Wednesday, January 24, 2024. The personnel has a series of demands such as better working conditions, new hires and a substantial increase in wages, AADE said in a …

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Hospital doctors on 48h strike due to collapse of Greece’s NHS

Highly frustrated about the ongoing deterioration of the National Health System, the dramatic working conditions that set patients at risk and the shortage of staff,  Greece’s public hospital doctors and staff launched a 48-hour strike. The Federation of Hospital Doctors of Greece (OENGE) launched a 48-hour strike across the country …

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Athens lawyers to abstain 5 days from all court-related duties

The Athens Bar Association on Thursday announced a five-day abstention from all court-related duties in protest to the government’s new taxation bill. The five-day abstention from court duties starts on Monday, November 27, and ends on Friday, December 1, 2023. Furthermore, the Asscociation has summoned National Economy & Finance Minister …

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Taxi drivers on 24-hour strike on Nov 22

With a 24-hour strike on Wednesday, November 22, taxi drivers respond to the government’s tax bill affecting self-employed and free-lancers, taxing them with a deemed income, claiming tax evasion. It should be noted that also other sectors of self-employed and freelancers such as traders and scientists may participate in the …

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Taxi drivers on work stoppage and 24h strike to oppose tax bill

With a work stoppage on Thursday, November 16, and a 24-hour strike on Wednesday, November 22, taxi drivers will be responding to the government’s tax bill affecting self-employed. that was published on Tuesday in a public consultation entitled “Measures to curb tax evasion”. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the …

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No Metro service in Athens; buses operate as usual, Sept 21

There is no metro service in Athens on the strike day Thursday, September 21, after workers decided to ignore a court order ruling their strike was “illegal”, while metro workers unions argued they had only declared “work stoppage” not a “strike.” In this sense Metro Line 1 -urban train ISAP …

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Greece’s Air Traffic Controllers strike cancelled per court order

The union of Greece’s Air Traffic Controllers will not be able to hold an announced 24-hour strike on Thursday, September 21, 2023. A First Instance Court in Athens ruled on Wednesday evening that  the strike was “illegal.” Therefore, flights are expected to operate as usually. To be sure about potential …

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