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Ship engineers join sailor strike on Nov. 26
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Ship engineers join sailor strike on Nov. 26

Panos - Nov 13, 2020

The national union of ship engineers (PEMEN) has joined two other unions in declaring a a 24-hour national strike on November 26, they said on Thursday.   PEMEN…

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A 24-hour Transport Strike Was Announced in Greece on May 1

Panos - May 01, 2019

It will affect the movement of the subway, the ships and the ferries, reported NOVA TV. According to information from the Bulgarian Embassy in Athens on May…

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Disruptions in public transport due to 24-hour strike on November 28

Panos - Nov 27, 2018

The 24-hour strike for Wednesday, November 28, announced by Greece’s major private sector employees’ union, the General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE), will cause disruptions in the…

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Independent: Greece ferry strike leaves thousands of holidaymakers stranded on islands

Panos - Sep 04, 2018

British news portal Independent reports on the 2nd day of a strike called by the Greek seafarers’ union which has affected an estimated 180,000 passengers including a…

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General strike in Greece against Syriza’s latest austerity package

Panos - May 31, 2018

Greek workers staged a general strike Wednesday against the savage austerity programme being imposed by the pseudo-left Syriza government. The strike follows a general strike held last…

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Public transport to stop in Athens due to strike on Monday

Panos - Jan 15, 2018

Public transport in Athens will come to a standstill on Monday, as workers in the bus, tram, trolley and metro services will go on a 24-hour-strike in…

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3-hour work stoppage by Greek air traffic controllers on Mon.

Panos - Jan 11, 2018

A union representing air traffic controllers in Greece on Wednesday announced a three-hour work stoppage (10.00 to 12.00 GMT) for Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in protest over…

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24-our strike by journalists

Panos - Dec 14, 2017

The Journalists’ Union of Athens Daily Newspapers (ESIEA) declared a 24-hour-strike from Thursday, December 14 6 am until Friday, December 15 6 am. The journalist’s union is…

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No Metro lines to Athens International Airport today due to strike

Panos - Sep 14, 2017

Commuters using the Athens Metro to the international airport and those planning to take OSE trains will have to reschedule their means of transportation for Thursday, September…

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Refuse collectors end strike!

makis - Jun 29, 2017

The refuse collectors decided to end their strike. After many days they will get out on the road again and they will start their Herculean task of…

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No buses and trolleys from 11 am to 5 pm on Tuesday

Panos - Jun 09, 2017

No buses and trolleys from 11 am to 5 pm on Tuesday. No buses and trolleys will operate on June 13, from 11 am to 5 pm,…

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Robbers strike twice

makis - Apr 04, 2017

A brewery and a soap factory were targeted by unidentified robbers early Tuesday. The perpetrators stole a safe from both places, which are located not far from…

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Greek ferry strike called off, for now

Sokratis - Dec 10, 2016

The Greek seamen’s union (PNO) “temporarily” suspended its strike on Saturday, in anticipation that the government will stick to its pledge not to hike taxes in their…

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Islanders seeking ways to bypass ferry strike

Sokratis - Dec 10, 2016

The disruptions caused by the extended strike by Greek seamen was overcome on Friday by farmers on Naxos who used fishing boats to transport supplies including dairy…

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PNO announces new 48 hour strike

makis - Dec 08, 2016

Ferries were expected to remain tied up at ports across Greece until Sunday, after the umbrella union of Greek seamen, PNO, announced a new strike on Thursday.…

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Thessaloniki bus workers say they’ll go ahead with strike Monday

Sokratis - Nov 26, 2016

Thessaloniki was expected to remain without bus service at least until Monday after workers went on strike on Saturday demanding unpaid salaries. The Thessaloniki Urban Transport Organization…

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Olympic Air cancelled flights due to strike

Panos - Oct 05, 2016

A number of ‘Olympic Air’ commercial flights will be cancelled due to a strike called by the union of Civil Aviations Services until Saturday. More specifically the…

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5-hour trolley stoppage on Tuesday in Athens

Panos - Oct 04, 2016

Commuters will be left without Trolley services for 5 hours (11 am till 4 pm), Tuesday, in Athens after the workers’s union declared a stoppage to attend…

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Air traffic safety electronics personnel announces work stoppages

Panos - Sep 23, 2016

The air traffic safety electronics personnel of the Greek Civil Aviation Authority will hold work stoppages and strikes as of Friday and until September 29 to protest…

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Ferries to strike Thursday, Friday

Panos - Sep 21, 2016

Ferries were expected to stay docked in ports across Greece next Thursday and Friday as the Panhellenic Seamen’s Union (PNO) has called a 48-hour strike. The industrial…