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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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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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No taxis as owners go on 24h strike on Apr14/2016

The Federation of  Greece’s Taxi owners will launch a 24-hour strike 24 hour strike to protest the upcoming tax regulations. The strike will start at 5 a.m. on Thursday, April 14th and end at 5 a.m. on Friday morning. According to the National Federation of Taxi  Owners (POEIATA), the new …

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Greek Taxis on 24h Rolling Strikes as of Nov 5/2012

Greece’s tax owners decided to launch 24-hour rolling strikes as of November 5th 2012. The decision was taken on Friday, after they realized that the austerity measures package contains also an article that ‘opens the alternative market of limousines and mini vans,” as taxi owners said in a statement. They claim that …

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Greek Taxis on New Strike, Sept 12-13

Taxi owners have announced a new 48-hour strike for September 12th and 13th 2011. The strike will start Monday at 5 am and end on Wednesday 5 am. In the context of their strike taxi owners and drivers plan several actions and will make their presence felt at various points which …

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Greek Taxis on 24h Strike, Sept 8/2011

Greece’s taxi owners will launch a 24-hour strike on September 8th 2011 demanding changes in the reform bill about their profession. Taxi owners demand that the licenses will be distributed according to population criteria as it happens in many European countries. Fact is, you should not expect to catch a …

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Athens: 48h Taxis Strike, July 18-19/11

Taxi drivers in Athens will have a 48-hour strike on Monday and Tuesday, July 18th and 19th, 2011. The strike will start at 5 a.m. on Monday morning. According to their federation, this is a warning strike. They oppose the opening of their porfessions in Athens. They also plan to blockade …

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