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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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Inmate Dimakis on 30. day of hunger & thirst strike over right to education

Thirty days ago, convict Vassilis Dimakis started a hunger strike and twenty two days later also a thirst strike claiming his right for educations. While Dimakis’ health condition is at critical point, the Courts and Prison Councils have already denied him educational permitting, the third one his lawyers have submitted. …

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Ferries, ships to remain docked due to Greece’s sailors 24h strike

The Greek Seamen Federation has announced it will launch a 24-hour strike on Wednesday, April 18th 2018. The strike will affect all types of ships and ferries that will remain docked as of 06:00 a.m. on the strike day. In a statement, the Federation PNO said the strike aims to …

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Workers at intercity bus service KTEL to launch a 24h strike on Mar 29

Workers at KTEl, the main intercity public transport bus service in Greece, will launch a 24-hour strike on March 29th 2018, in protest of upcoming mass lay offs. The strike will start at 06:00 am on March 29 and end at 06:00 a.m. on March 30. The strike is the …

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Archaeological sites, museums in Attica & Crete closed due to 24h strike Mar 2/2018

Workers at the Greek Ministry of Culture, including guards at archaeological sites and museums will launch a 24-hour strike on March 2nd 2018 in Attica and on Crete, demanding solution to “chronic problems”of their sectors. According to a report of athensnewsagency,  the Culture Ministry staff is protesting the layoff of …

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Athens Blue Bus workers on 6h work stoppage due to union general assembly

For six hours workers at Blue buses in Athens will refrain from work. They launch a work stoppage in order to join the general assembly of their union. The work stoppage is scheduled from 11:00 a.m. until 05:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 20th 2018 Buses will withdraw already an hour …

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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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Ferries and ships to remain docked as seamen join 24h general strike

Ships and ferries will remain docked on Thursday, December 14th 2017, after the Greek Seamen Federation declared that they will join the 24-hour general strike to be launched by private sector union GSEE and public sector union ADEDY. The Seamens’ strike will start at 1:00 a.m. Thursday and will conclude …

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Communist unionists clash with police, raid labor Ministry to protest new Strike Law (videos, picts)

Furious about the new Strike Law, unionists stormed into the building of Labor Ministry in Athens, other protesters tried to overturn police vehicles near the Prime Minister’s office and clashed with police. Riot police fired tear gas in order to hinder the angry unionists from coming too close to the …

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Workers at Athens Metro to launch 24h strike on Tuesday

Workers at Athens Metro will launch a 24-hour strike on Tuesday, November 21st 2017. The strike will affect Metro lines <2> and <3>. The rest of public transport means in Greece’s capital are expected to operate as usual.

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UPD Athens Metro workers suspend 24h strike Nov 16, work stoppage remains

Update: Athens Metro workers decided to suspend the 24-hour strike scheduled for Thursday, Nov 16/2017. the work stoppage scheduled for Wednesday remains valid. ———————————————— Workers at Athens Metro will launch one more work stoppage, in addition to the planned 24-hour strike. Work stoppage on Wednesday, Nov 15th, will start at …

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