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1.2million Greeks await 3-15 months for their salaries

One out of three Greece’s labor craft await 3 to 15 months for their salaries. This is one of the main slogans of the campaign for the rights of workers launched by opposition party To Potami. In a statement, the centrist party notes that “more than 1.2million people go daily …

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First anti-SYRIZA general strike and protest with teargas from the left

It must have been an awesome experience: to be a SYRIZA supporter, to have joined the anti-austerity protest and to be teargassed by the same government that you support. This interpretation of the incidents as it appeared in several Greek media is wrong. Police did not fired teargas against the …

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Athens: Mayor Kaminis attacked by angry protesters

Athens mayor Giorgos Kaminis came under physical attack late Sunday afternoon, while he was leaving a meeting of the Confederation of Greek Municipalities (KEDE).  The mayor was beaten with fists and he was taken to the hospital where he was treated for minor injuries.  At the time of assault, several municipality unionists had …

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Social Cooperatives: Greece’s new scheme to get rid of municipality workers; 48h strike, Feb 13-14/2013

POE-OTA, union of workers at Greek municipalities called for a 48-hour strike on February 13-14, 2013. The strike decision comes as expression of solidarity to workers at social services offered by local governments. POE-OTA demands that municipalities continue to offer social services, that workers received outstanding payments and opposes government and local governments …

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Workers occupy Athens Metro Line 2

Workers at Athens Metro occupied the Metro depot at Sepolia suburb of north-eastern Athens, causing problems to thousands of passengers on Monday morning using Line 2 Agios Dimitrios-Agios Antonios. The occupation started at 2 o clock in the morning with the effect that a number of metro trains could not leave the depot …

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