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Civil Servants in Greece launch 24-hour strike, Nov 14/2018

Public sector union ADEDY will launch a 24-hour strike on Wednesday, November 14th 2018. The planned protest rally to the Greek Parliament will disrupt traffic in downtown Athens. The union demands pay raise as well as increase of pensions. Both have been reduced several times since the bailout agreements in …

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Taxi owners to launch 12-hour strike across Greece on Nov 8

The Panhellenic Federation of Greek Taxi will launch a 12-hour strike on Thursday, November 8th 2018.  The strike is supposed to protest a decrease in their business due to ride sharing services and “failure of the government to protect the sector.” It is certainly coincidence that on Thursday, the chairman …

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Is Greece considering to lease archaeological sites and museums for utilization?

Suspicion is near, Greece is considering to lease archaeological sites and museums for utilization in order to “maintain our cultural heritage,” as Culture Minister Mirsini Zorba said on Thursday criticizing the 24-hour strike launched by archaeologists, Culture Ministry staff, sites and museums guards. Hundreds of tourists climbed to Acropolis of …

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+++ Ferries strike ends after Greece Seamen’s unions agree with shipowners

The Greek Seamen’s unions Federation PNO has reportedly agreed with shipowners for Passenger Ships on Tuesday noon. The ferries strike ends later on Tuesday, media report, and not at 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 5th 2018, as originally scheduled. PNO and shipowners agreed for a 2% wage raise for 2018 and …

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Ferries strike leaves thousands travelers stranded on Greek islands

Thousands of travelers have been stranded on Greek islands due to the 48-hour strike by the Greek Seamen’s Federation PNO. Locals and holidaymakers are not able to leave the islands because for many islands the sea offers the only way to connect with the mainland. Many tourists are at risk …

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Ferries to remain docked for another 24 hours, after unions extend strike

Greek Seamen’s Federation PNO decided on Monday to extend its strike for another 24 hours. Ferries remain docked and the strike will last until 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 5th 2018. The seamen did not accept the proposal by ship owners for a 2-percent wage raise. The PNO wants a …

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Rolling work stoppages & 24h strike by train workers affect Proastiakos & Airport Metro

Workers at Greece’ Train company Hellenic Railways (OSE) have announced to launch  rolling work stoppages as of July 11th and these work stoppages will culminate in a 24-hour strike on July 20th 2018. The train workers mobilization will affect all schedules of TrainOSE, the Proastiakos as well as the Metro …

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Travel disruption ahead as Ryanair pilots in Ireland declare 24h strike

Travel disruption ahead for thousands of holidaymakers as pilots in Ireland working at Ryanair confirm that industrial action is set to take place on July 12th 2018. Almost 100 pilots are expected to participate in the strike that takes place at the peak of the tourist season. Ryanair says the …

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Athens: Public transport means to launch work stoppages June 19 & 21

Workers at public transport means will launch two work stoppages this week to protest the closure of bus depot at Helliniko and cut backs in public transport means. The work stoppages will be held on Tuesday and Thursday. On Tuesday, June 19th 2018, buses will operate only between 9:00 a.m. …

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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 Taxis on 24-hour strike on Wed, because of Uber

Late on Tuesday, taxis drivers decided to launch a 24-hour strike on Wednesday, June 13th 2018. The strike will start at 6 a.m. In an extraordinary meeting the union of taxi drivers decided to launch the strike denouncing that Greece’s “creditors want the return of Uber.” In a statement the …

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Work stoppages, 24h strike at Proastiakos to disrupt Metro to Athens Airport

Workers at Proastiakos train in Athens and broader Attica will launch several work stoppages and one 24h-hour strike  respectively on Thursday and Friday, June 7-8, 2018. The workers’ mobilization will affect also the  Metro link to and form the Athens Airport. June 7, 2018 Work-stoppages 05:00 am – 08:00 am, …

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Athens Metro workers’ union to launch 24-hour strike on Monday

The union of workers at Athens Metro have announced that they will launch a 24-hour strike on Monday, May 14th 2018. The strike will affect Metro Lines <2> and <3>. All other public transport means in Athens will operate as usually. Athens Metro workers said the strike aims to protest …

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Athens Transport, Trains, Proastiakos: 24h Strikes and Work Stoppages on May 1

Workers at Athens public transport means as well as at trains TRAINOSE and Proastiakos will hold 24-hour strikes and work stoppages on May 1st 2018. Below the schedule: Trains & Proastiakos: 24-hour strike. The strike starts at 00:01 May 1st and end 23:59 on the same day Blue Buses: will …

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Ferries, ships to remain docked for 24 hours due to Greek Seamen’s Federation strike

Ferries and ships will remain docked for 24 hours after the Greek Seamen’s Federation decided to launch a 24-hour strike on May 1st 2018. the strike will start at oo:01 on Tuesday and will end after 24 hours. Federation PNO decided to join the traditional May 1st strike organized by …

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Power workers union to launch rolling 48h strikes opposing PPC privatization, lignite plants sale

The powerful workers union GENOP-PEH at Greece’s Public Power Corporation (PPC) have announced to launch rolling 48-hour strikes that will start as of 00:01 Monday, April 23rd 2018. The union will launch also a 3-hour work stoppage on Friday, Apr 20, and a protest outside the PPC headquarters in downtown …

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Greek Seamen Federation extends 24h strike for one more day

Greece’s Seamen Federation has extended strike for one more day, PNO said in a statement Wednesday noon on the day ferries and ships remain docked originally for just 24 hours hours. Associations of workers at tug boats and salvage ships (PEPN) will joint the strike on Thursday, 19. April 2018. …

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