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Labor Day Strikes to Paralyse Greek Shipping

A 24-hour strike by Greek seamen to mark May 1 will paralyse shipping across the country on Tuesday. The Panhellenic Seamen's Federation (PNO) said it had called the action as part of International Labor Day celebrations as well as an...

Labor Day 2015: Riots in Central Athens

Minor rioting incidents involving Molotov cocktails occurred in central Athens, Greece, after the Labor Day rally ended. Anti-authoritarians threw Molotov cocktails in Propylaea and police responded by throwing stun grenades. Then, the group moved to Exarchia, where they turned over...

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,...

PNO Announces Four-Hour Strike on Labor Day Holiday in May

The Panhellenic Seamen's Federation PNO announced on Tuesday that a four-hour work stoppage will take place on the Labor Day holiday, May 1, for all types of ships, between the hours of 8am and noon. It said the work stoppage...