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Greek Civil Servants Boycott Evaluation Process

Public sector employees have refused to cooperate in the evaluation of their performance, as the deadline for the completion of the process expired on Tuesday. According to estimates, the abstention rate was around 70%, while ADEDY –the union representing public...

Public Entities, Unions React Strongly to Greek Gov't Austerity Measures

The reaction of public entities and unions to the new austerity measures the Greek government is trying to pass was expressed with strong language in the House at the discussion of the new omnibus bill. Phrases like "You conned us!",...

May Day Rallies and Marches Held Throughout Greece

Trade unions and organisations marked the May Day labour holiday on Monday with marches and rallies held in cities around Greece. They stressed the need to fight for and defend fundamental labour rights rolled back under memorandum policies. The General...

Trade Unions Announced 24-Hour General Strike on May 17

The General Confederation of Employees of Greece (GSEE) and the civil servants' union federation ADEDY -- between them representing the majority of Greece's unionized workers -- on Thursday reached a joint decision to hold a 24-hour general strike on...

Greece in Gridlock During 24-Hour Strike Against Austerity

Civil servants, workers, professionals, freelancers and pensioners rallied on Thursday protesting against austerity as the 24-hour general strike put the Greek State in gridlock. The General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE) and the Greek Civil Servants' Confederation (ADEDY) have called...

There Are 567,000 Public Sector Employees in Greece

The Greek Civil Servants' Confederation (ADEDY) on Tuesday released data on the number of public sector employees who now amount to 567,000. ADEDY announced the figures at a press conference ahead of Thursday's general strike of civil servants, in protest...

Civil Servants' Union Federation ADEDY Calls Strike and Rally Next Thursday

The civil servants' union federation  announced a rally in Klafthmonos Square on Thursday at 11 a.m., on the same day that it has declared a 24-hour general strike. ADEDY's strike action was decided in response to the negotiations between the...

Demonstrations in Syntagma Square in Protest of the Multi-Bill Related to Austerity Measures

Demonstrations have taken over the streets of Athens on Sunday May 22nd, while the plenary session of the Parliament is meeting in order to vote on the multi-bill regarding the latest austerity measures. The Unions marched towards Syntagma Square and...

Reactions: Greek MPs Vote on More Austerity Amid Strikes, Sit-Ins and Suspensions

The left-led SYRIZA government is rushing through a new wave of austerity measures ahead of a crunch Eurogroup meeting of eurozone creditors in Brussels on Monday. Thousands of Greek protestors took to the streets ahead of a vote in...

Greek Labor Unions Announce 48-Hour General Strike Against Planned Pension and Tax Reforms

GSEE and ADEDY labor unions have announced that they will proceed with a 48-hour strike on Friday and Saturday, responding to the voting of the pension and tax reforms over the weekend. "The government and creditors' new anti-labor and anti-popular austerity measures...