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More Austerity Means More Strikes Too

ATHENS – Protests didn't work. Riots didn't work. Strikes didn't work either, but Greek workers say they’ll walk off their jobs again this week anyway, fed up with another round of austerity measures they said have crippled their present and destroyed their future. Although garbage collectors...

Unions to Stretch General Strike to Two Days

Two main unions on Thursday said they would hold a two-day general strike next week against new austerity cuts by the government to address an unraveling debt crisis that has shaken the eurozone. The leading GSEE union that represents private...

Riot Police Units Injure 8-Year-Old Girl on Sunday Rally

Greek public opinion is shocked after a father accused the units for the reinstatement of order (MAT) of having hurt his little daughter during a rally last Sunday in Syntagma Square, Athens. The incident occurred while “desperate” citizens and members of...

Protesters Try to Block Troika's Return

Scores of protesters occupied Greece's finance ministry and other ministries to disrupt a visit by officials from the country's international lenders, who are expected to arrive in Athens midday to assess Greece's eligibility to receive its next tranche of...

ADEDY Plans Rally Tomorrow

ADEDY, the civil servants' union federation plans an all public-sector workers rally on Thursday the 29th of September, which will begin at Klafthmonos Square, Athens at 6:00 p.m. and then reach Parliament. According to ADEDY’s announcement, millions of people are...

Tax, Custom Employees, GSEE, and ADEDY Members to Strike

A 48-hour strike scheduled for the 27th and 28th of September was announced by the federations of tax and customs employees and the Ministry of Finance Employees' Unions, due to the new measures causing a reduced salary scale...

Greek Workers Threaten Action Strikes, Papandreou’s Security Bill In

ATHENS – As the Greek government readied more pay cuts and tax hikes for the country’s beleaguered workers, middle-class, poor and pensioners, the main civil servants union ADEDY said it’s ready to strike back, angry over a scheme that...