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Mountains of Garbage Grow in Athens as Sanitation Workers Stage Strike

Tons of garbage have been left uncollected in Athens and other major Greek cities as municipal sanitation workers have joined in a series of strikes protesting a development bill currently debated in parliament. POE-OTA, the Panhellenic Federation of Employees in...

It's a Miracle! Greek Government Turns Cleaners into Secretaries!

They became symbols of social struggle, they became known all over the world, they served as SYRIZA's handy propaganda tools, they became icons in social media, now they became secretaries. It would be a good scenario for an episode of the...

Varoufakis: Solution Visible, if Europe Shows Political Will

"The government has done what is humanly possible. Now the solution depends entirely on the political will of creditors," said Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis on Monday. Varoufakis spoke to Red radio station right before he flew out to Brussels...

Greek FinMin Cleaners Appeal to European Court

The suspended cleaners of the Greek Finance Ministry have announced that they will appeal to the European Court claiming their reappointment. On Thursday the Supreme Court of Greece accepted the appeal of the Finance Ministry, which requested a delay in the implementation of...

Finance Ministry's Cleaners Suspended until September

The Supreme Court of Greece accepted the appeal of the Greek Finance Ministry, which requested a delay in the implementation of a court decision to rehire its cleaners, temporarily suspended. The ministry had appealed to the Court in an effort to temporarily freeze...

Tension Outside the Greek Finance Ministry

While the Finance Ministry cleaners continue their protest, some tension arose between them and Greek police. Today, June 3, at around 9:30 am the women who are protesting by occupying the Greek Finance Ministry were attacked by the Special Forces,...

PASOK: Greek Finance Ministry Should Consider Court Decision on Cleaners

The Greek Finance Ministry cleaners have finally left PASOK offices, after blocking the entrance of the building in central Athens, since this morning. During the day, the cleaners’ representatives met with the secretary of the Central Committee of PASOK, Nikos...

Finance Ministry Cleaners Vindicated by Greek Supreme Court

Greece's Supreme Court Friday ruled in favour the cleaners suspended from the Ministry of Finance, which had appealed a previous ruling to reinstate the janitorial staff, who are continuing their sit-in outside the building while their former employer refuses to give them their jobs back for...

Greek Supreme Court Clears Finance Ministry Cleaners

The on-duty Greek Supreme Court judge dismissed late on Friday the case brought by the Greek Finance Ministry concerning the immediate implementation of a First Instance Court’s decision on the reinstatement of the fired cleaners working in various buildings...

Cleaners Will Not Back Down

Cleaners suspended by the Greek Finance Ministry are occupying the building for the second day in a row, demanding the immediate implementation of a First Instance Court ruling for their reinstatement. The janitorial workers remained at the entrance of the ministry all night and say...