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Greek Trade Unions Defy Coronavirus Scare to Mark Labor Day

Greek trade unionists marked their annual Labor Day with a rally in central Athens on Friday but were careful to keep a safe distance from each other, according to the guidelines instituted to fight the coronavirus epidemic. Rally organizers gathered...

Four Injured in Clashes Between Trade Unionists in Rhodes

Violent clashes broke out on Thursday in Rhodes as a group of about 200 individuals stormed into a hotel where Greece's largest private-sector union, GSEE, was expected to hold its 37th conference. Four people were reportedly injured in the clashes...

Protesters Clash with Police Outside Notary Offices Carrying Out Auctions (video)

Tension and clashes between police and protesters opposing auctions of foreclosed homes took place outside notary offices in central Athens on Wednesday afternoon. Members of the Greek Communist Party union PAME met at a notary office in Piraeus where a...

Athens Protest Against Multi-bill Turns to Rioting

Rioting between anti-establishment protesters and the Greek police occurred outside the Greek parliament house on Monday evening, at the end of the march against the government's omnibus bill. Some protesters from the tail of the march threw Molotov cocktails, paint,...

Scuffles Follow Greek March Against Austerity, Strike Bill (video)

Greek police used tear gas on Friday to push away demonstrators that approached the main entrance of the parliament building in Athens where a bill containing new reforms is being debated. The scuffles broke out following a peaceful march through...

Greek Picketers Hit Out at 'Robbery' on Eve of Strike

Labor union members and riot police faced off in Athens on Thursday evening, on the eve of major nationwide industrial action. Riot police were ordered to assemble at the front of a Finance Ministry building, where members of the Communist...

Greek Workers Protest Outside PM's Office Against Labor Reforms (video)

Communist-affiliated labor unionists evaded tight security and demonstrated against employment law reforms just outside the office of the Greek prime minister in Athens on Wednesday. Associated Press later reported police saying one officer suffered minor injuries trying to stop the...

Protesting Workers Storm Greek Ministry of Employment (video)

Angry scenes erupted in downtown Athens on Tuesday when communist-affiliated labor unionists smashed their way into employment ministry offices. A large crowd from the All-Workers Militant Front (PAME) stormed the headquarters of the Ministry of Employment following a rally against proposed...

PAME Interrupts 8th Regional Production Reconstruction Conference in West Attica

Members of the PAME trade union group affiliated with the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) on Sunday interrupted the proceedings of the 8th Regional Conference for the Reconstruction of Production in West Attica in order to protest against the...

Trade Union Members Vandalize HQs of Greek Federation of Enterprises (photos)

Members of the Communist-affiliated labor union PAME sprayed red painted slogans on the walls of the headquarters of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) in Athens, on Tuesday. The slogans called for a minimum wage of 751 euros per month,...