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Public sector union ADEDY on 24h strike, May 21; Public Transport

Greece’s public sector union ADEDY has called for a 24-hour strike to tak eplace tomorrow, Tuesday, May 21, 2024. In its call to the strike, ADEDY demands, among others, a horizontal increase of employees’ salaries by 10%, collective labor agreements, abolition of the salary freeze and of the 2% unemployment …

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May 1: Athens Metro on work stoppage, Syntagma station to close by police order

The metro in Athens and other public transport means in the Greek capital will limit their service operation on Labor Day, 1. May 2024, due to the traditional strikes and work stoppages. As there has been confusion about the work stoppages up to last minute on Tuesday here is the …

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UPD Labor Day Strikes: Greece’s public transport means mobilization

Public transport means will paralyze on upcoming Labor Day as several workers’ unions will join the traditional strikes on Wednesday, May 1, 2014. Private and public workers unions GSEE and ADEDY have called for the strike on Wednesday expressing their opposition to government’s decision to transfer the “holiday” after Easter …

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Ferries, ships to remain docked at Greece’s ports due to strike

Ferries and ships will remain docked at Greece’s port on May 1st, 2024, following a decision by the Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) to participate in a 24-hour, nationwide strike called by the General Confederation of Employees of Greece (GSEE). The strike affects all categories of ships in the country and …

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Strike day: Greeks protest high prices and low wages

Thousands of Greeks took to the streets on Wednesday to protest low wages and high prices and the cancelling of collective bargains for over ten years. The strike organized by the Federation of Private sector Workers (GSEE) has paralyzed the country as workers in main public transport means joined the …

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Journalists in Greece on 24h strike demanding collective labor agreements

Journalists in Greece are on a 24-hour strike on Tuesday, April 16, to protest employers’ refusal to sign collective labor agreements in privately owned media, low wages and a threat to plurality. The strike started at 5 a.m. on Tuesday and will last until 5 a.m. on Wednesday. It affects …

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Ferries docked, public transport paralyzed due to 24h strike in Greece

Public and train transport and maritime traffic in Greece will paralyze on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, after several unions declared to join the 24-hour strike organized by the  Confederation of  Private Sector Workers (GSEE). The strike is expected to impact public transport services on land and the sea across the …

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Greece’s Civil Servants Union ADEDY to launch 24h strike

The Confederation of Civil Servants (ADEDY) announced a 24-hour strike scheduled to take place on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, over unmet labor demands. In a statement issued on Tuesday, ADEDY said that the new strike is a follow-up on the successful strike of February 28. The Confederation added it will …

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Ferries, ship to remain docked as Seamen’s union joins 24h strike

Ships and ferries throughout Greece will remain docked at the country’s port on Wednesday, April 17 following a decision by the Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation to join the 24-hour nationwide strike called by the Confederation of Employees of Greece (ADEDY). Central demands of the strike are action to deal with inflation …

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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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