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General strike against the pension system reform plans

Panos - Feb 04, 2016

The entire country has shut down for the general strike that has been called by GSEE and ADEDY in order to protest the government’s controversial plans for…

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Athens transport to be disrupted on Tuesday as workers strike

ilias1 - Jan 31, 2016

Services will be suspended on the Athens Metro, city buses, trolley buses and the electric railway (ISAP) next Tuesday between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. as workers…

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Farmers hold ground ahead of major strike week

Sokratis - Jan 30, 2016

Opposition to the government’s plans for pension reform grew over the weekend with farmers keeping hundreds of tractors parked at key junctions of the national road network,…

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Athens lawyers extend strike for another week

ilias1 - Jan 24, 2016

Lawyers in Athens extended their strike for another week and until January 29, in protest to the proposed social security reforms, the Athens Bar Association said on…

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Greek lawyers extend strike against pension reforms until Jan. 22

Panos - Jan 15, 2016

Greece’s lawyers decided on Thursday to extend their strike until January 22 as a protest to the government’s proposed changes to the pension and social security system.…

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Athens Concert Hall modifies Thursday events calender due to strike action by staff

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

The Athens 'Megaron' Concert Hall on Wednesday announced changes to its programme of events on Thursday, due to work stoppages announced by its staff union. A lecture…

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Greek seamen prepare strike against social security reform bill

makis - Jan 11, 2016

Greek seamen warned on Monday they will strike in the coming days as a protest to the government’s proposed social security reform bill. Their union, PNO, described…