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24-hour Strike to Disrupt Public Transport in Athens on Thursday

The greater Athens area will be without metro transportation, its suburban rail line and regular train routes on Thursday (Nov. 12) as unions representing the respective workforces in the mass transportation sector have declared a 24-hour strike. The industrial...

Greek Workers Confederation Calls General Strike for November 12

The General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE) decided a general strike for November 12. This is the first strike against the new recessionary measures the leftist government is imposing. The security fund reforms that will bring major pension cuts and...

Greek Public Sector Union ADEDY Calls For 24-Hour Strike Against New Bailout Deal

The Greek Public Sector Union (ADEDY) urged citizens working in the country's public sector to stage a 24-hour strike on Wednesday and express their opposition to the new 86-billion-euro bailout deal Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras agreed on Monday morning with the country's...

Greek Labor Day Action: Thousands of People and Ministers Participate in Rally

Downtown Athens is closed as of this morning, Friday, for strike rallies to commemorate Labour Day (May 1). Participants of a rally by the umbrella labor unions of Greece, GSEE of the private sector and ADEDY of the public sector,...

Greek Alt. Administrative Reform Minister: Reforms for the People and Not for Lenders

"We will turn the reforms plan upside down " said Greek Alternate Minister for Administrative Reform George Katrougalos speaking to ANA-MPA Web TV. "We are doing the reforms for the people and for the State and not for our...

Public and Private Sector 24-Hour Strike Paralyzes Greece

Greece is paralyzed after the 24-hour general strike of the General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE) and the Greek Civil Servants' Confederation (ADEDY) on Thursday. With three big protest rallies that started at 11 a.m., Athens was a city resonating with...

Greek Public Sector Union ADEDY Calls for Strike

Greek public sector union ADEDY has called for a 24-hour strike on Tuesday, following a court decision that ruled ADEDY’s initial attempt to abstain from new employee evaluation processes “illegal and abusive.” Additionally, the union has decided to launch a new round...

Public Employees React to Evaluation

Greek public employees' union federation ADEDY and other public-sector unions announced that they will have recourse to the Council of State, Greece 's Supreme Administrative Court, to contest an extension of staff evaluation measures that they consider illegal and unconstitutional. The unions will...

Greek Workers Protest Firings; Officers Await Back Pay

It hasn't worked yet, but Greek workers were to take to the streets on June 30 in another of hundreds of protests over austerity measures over the last four years, at the same time the government is moving to...

ADEDY To Strike June 30 and July 9

Public Servant’s Union (ADEDY) in Greece demands the abolition of the proposed legislation regarding the selection criteria by which Greek public sector senior staff  will be evaluated,  as well as the abolition of  all measures concerning availability and redundancies of employees. In fact,...