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Ferries, ships docked due to seamen’s strike, Oct 25

Ships at the port of Piraeus will remain docked on Tuesday, 25. October 2022, after five seamen’s unions declared a 24-hour strike. The unions demand a withdrawal of the revised Private Naval Code Law, and a renewal and implementation of collective labor agreements with wage increases. If you plan to …

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Court rules the 24h strike in Athens public transport was “unlawful”

A court in Athens ruled on Thursday that the 24-hour public transport strike that brought the Greek capital to a standstill on Wednesday was unlawful and exploitative. According to the court’s decision, the strike called by the Athens Labor and Employment Center (EKA) and staged by the union of workers …

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Diagnostic centers on 3-day strike: No tests, screening for insured patients

Diagnostic centers, laboratories, polyclinics and clinical laboratory doctors have launched a three-day strike across Greece. The strike will leave patients insured at the National Health Care Organization (EOPY) without diagnostic tests and screening in private health sector, while public hospitals are “eternally” overwhelmed. The three-day  strike extends from Monday, July …

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Buses and trolley buses in Athens on 24h strike, June 29

Workers union of blue buses and trolley buses staff in Athens will launch a 24-hour strike, tomorrow, Wednesday, June 29, 2022. Workers union at OASA decided to launch the 24-hour strike in order to protest the extension of OASA with intercity buses KTEL for one more year. The amendment was …

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Diagnostic centers, laboratories on 3-day strike for insured EOPYY patients

Personnel at private diagnostic laboratories launched a three-day strike on Thursday, May 26, and during this time they will not offer their services free of charge to patients insured at Greece’s national health insurance EOPYY. The strike starts on Thursday, May 26 until Saturday, May 28, 2022. Patients insured at …

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Ferries, ships docked at Greece’s ports due to 24h strike on May 1

All ships and ferries will remain docked at ports throughout Greece on Sunday, May 1, 2022, due to a 24-hour strike, the    the Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) announced on Tuesday. Affected are all ships of all categories. Τhe strike starts at 00:01 on Sunday, May 1, and ends at …

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“Flights as usual on April 6,” says Greece Civil Aviation after court decision

Flights to and from all airports in Greece will operate as usual and without problems on the day of the general strike on Wednesday, 6. April 2022, the Civil Aviation Authority announced on Tuesday afternoon. The CAA sought the legal way to declare that the 24-hour strike of the air …

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Greece-General Strike to paralyze public transport, sea and air traffic UPDs

Public transport, sea and air traffic will be heavily disrupted or just paralyzed on Wednesday, 6. April 2022, as several transport workers unions have declared to participate in the 24-hour general strike. For 24 hours, ferries will remain docked at the ports and airplanes will be grounded at the airports, …

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Greece’s Seamen Federation extends strike to Dec 13

The Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) announced an extension of the 48-hour sailors’ strike for all categories of ships until December 13, 2021. The extension strike starts at 00:01 on Sunday, December 12, and ends at midnight on Monday, December 13, state run news agency amna reports on Saturday evening. The …

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Ferries, ships docked as Greece’s seamen go on 48h strike, Dec 10-11

Ferries and ships will remain docked as Greece’s seamen federation PNO has announced it will launch a 48-hour strike on December 10-11, 2021. The strike will affect all categories of ships. It will start at 00:01 on Friday, December 10 and end at midnight Saturday, December 11, 2021. According to …

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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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Greece’s food service on 24h strike on Nov 16, due revenues losses caused by Covid-restrictions

Restaurants, taverns, pizzerias, cafeterias and take away/delivery stores only will shut down for 24 hours on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, as owners of food service facilitiess in Greece request support measures by the government. Food service enterprises launch the protest action across the country saying that restrictions for unvaccinated have …

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Cosco workers in Piraeus on 48h strike, demanding safety work conditions after fatal accident

COSCO Workers at Piers II and III in Piraeus port launched one more 48-hour strike on Friday to demand up-to-date safety conditions at work and an investigation into a fatal accident at the Piraeus Container Terminal, in which a worker was killed. ENEDEP, a union representing workers handling containers at …

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Teachers strike against assessments that threaten existence of public schools

Thousands of teachers marched in downtown Athens and other big Greek cities on Monday to protest the planned assessment by the Education Ministry that does not evaluate the teachers’ performance as such but also of the school unit. Teacher complain that the new assessment policy will turn schools into “business …

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