Thousands Rally as General Strike Over Train Disaster Brings Greece to a Halt
Thousands of people joined a nationwide strike and many more gathered for a second time in as many weeks in the center of Athens to demand justice for the death of 57 people in the train disaster of Feb....
New General Strike in Greece Over Rail Disaster to Ground Planes
A new nationwide strike will take place in Greece on Thursday over the deadly rail collision at Tempi that claimed the lives of 57 people. The General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE), the Civil Servants’ Confederation (ADEDY), and the Panhellenic...
Hundreds of Thousands Protest in Greece Demanding Justice for the Dead of Train Crash
Hundreds of thousands of protestors have gathered across major cities and communities in Greece to call for answers and justice in the wake of the train disaster that has plunged the country into sorrow and anger. In Athens alone, tens...
Greek Unions Protesting Rising Prices Hold General Strike
Greek unions held a rally in central Athens and other major cities on Wednesday during the general strike in protest against rising prices that have reduced the disposable incomes of workers. The 24-hour strike has been called by Greece's umbrella...
Thousands Join Strike Protest in Athens Against Labor Bill
Thousands of demonstrators joined a strike protest in central Athens on Thursday against the new labor bill
Greece Braces for General Strike Against New Labor Law
Greece is bracing for a 24-hour general strike on Thursday called by country's trade unions, in protest of the government's labor bill.
Transport Disruption in Greece as Unions Strike Over New Labor Bill
Trade unions in Greece have called for a strike to protest a new labor bill which, they say, will jeopardize the eight-hour workday.
General Strike: Thousands March in Central Athens Against Government Bill
Despite the cloudy and rainy weather, thousands of people marched in central Athens on Tuesday morning, participating in the 24-hour general strike declared by the country's largest labor unions. Athens buses, trams, and the Metro line 1 (from Piraeus to...
Public Sector Employees Call 24-Hour Strike for Thursday
Greece’s largest public-sector union organization (ADEDY), which represents employees working for the country's public sector, has called for a 24-hour nationwide strike on Thursday, January 17. ADEDY demands the revocation of the new system for teachers' appointments, contained in a...
Greek Public Sector Workers on Strike Over Pay, Pensions
The largest union representing public sector employees in Greece has called for a 24-hour strike on Wednesday. ADEDY, which represents about half a million public sector workers, is demanding wage and pension increases. It wants the left-led Syriza government to retract...