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Greek Teacher Exam Strike Fizzles

Greek teachers who had been ordered not to strike on the first day of university entrance exams, showed up to monitor the tests on May 17, giving up their plans to protest requirements for extra work without pay. They had...

Teachers Will Not Strike During Exams

After a 12-hour meeting of the presidents of the local Secondary School Teachers Unions (ELME), the Greek Federation of Secondary State School Teachers (OLME) decided the last moment to step back and not go on a strike the first...

Strike Called To Support Greek Teachers

With the government issuing a mobilization order to prevent Greek teachers from refusing to work as monitors for university entrance exams, the union representing public sector workers said it would strike for 24 hours on May 14 and again...

Samaras Orders Teachers To Work Exams

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, for the third time this year, will reportedly issue a civil mobilization order forcing civil servants to work, this one against teachers before they could even begin a strike that would have postponed the...

Greek Teachers To Strike During Panhellenics

The federation of secondary school teachers (OLME) has finally decided to go on a strike during the school-leaving exams which start on May 17, enet reports. OLME does not welcome the government's decision to increase teaching hours by two or...

Greek Student Occupations Keep High Schools Closed

ATHENS – The school year began Sept. 12, but continued sit-ins and occupations by students protesting the failure of the government to provide textbooks and a host of other grievances have shuttered some 580 high schools, idling teachers and...