Tag: strike

Asylum service

Migrant services employees walk out indefinitely over 17 colleagues

Greece’s Minister of Asylum and Migration Notis Mitarachi announced on Thursday that employees from its Asylum service have staged a strike in defence of colleagues. Union representative said they were protesting the…

Greek ferry strike extended into Tuesday 5

Greek ferry strike extended into Tuesday

Greece’s ferries that left thousands of tourists stranded on Monday have decided to extend their strike into Tuesday. Piraeus Port turned into chaos on Monday as luxury liners struggled to dock and cargo…

boat strike

Tourists seek alternative travel as ferries moored

The Seamen’s Federation (PNO) called on a 24 hour-strike on Friday which sees all ferries across ports in Greece today, Monday, moored. The sailors called on the strike after employers rejected their…

Athens metro

Transport strike on May 1 to mark May Day

Buses, trains and the metro will be disrupted tomorrow, Tuesday, May 1, as public transport employees will participate in strike mobilisations and work stoppages, marking May Day. Trains of the Hellenic Railways…

Syrian refugees launch hunger strike in Athens  7

Syrian refugees launch hunger strike in Athens 

 by Aggelos Skordas More than a dozen refugees, mainly Syrians, stranded in Greece for months or even years have pitched tents opposite the Parliament building in Athens Syntagma Square, demanding the acceleration…

Metro & train strike causes huge traffic jams across Athens 13

Metro & train strike causes huge traffic jams across Athens

Metro, urban rail and tram employees in Athens have walked off the job for 24 hours. They are striking in regards to legislation that would allow the Athens transport organisation to use stations…

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