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No Metro in Athens on Tuesday Due to 24h Strike

Athens employees have declared a 24-hour strike next Tuesday in protest against the government's plans to include the fixed-rail transport operator STASY in the assets of a new privatisation fund. The employees request an urgent meeting with Finance Minister Euclid...

24-Hour Strike on Friday for Metro, Tram

Workers on Athens fixed-rail transport systems (tram, metro and Kifissia-Piraeus electric railway) will hold a 24-hour strike on Friday in protest against legislation that hands over the commercial exploitation of STASY fixed-rail transport stations and premises to the Athens...

Strikes Cripple Transportation This Week With No Metro, Tram, Train on Wednesday and Friday

Workers on Athens fixed-rail transport systems (tram, metro and Kifissia-Piraeus electric railway) will hold 24-hour strikes on Wednesday and Friday in protest against legislation that hands over the commercial exploitation of STASY fixed-rail transport stations and premises to the...

UPDATE: Union Announces Public Transport Workers Will Add Two More 24-Hour Strikes Next Week

In additional to the 24-hour strike that the public transportation workers for the ISAP railway and tram announced for this Thursday, the union has now added two 24-hour strikes next week. The announcement came from a union representing the fixed-track transport...

Athens Metro, Tram Workers Announce 24-Hour Strike on Thursday

Workers on Athens fixed-rail transport systems (tram, metro and Kifissia-Piraeus electric railway) have announced a 24-hour strike next Thursday, in protest against legislation that hands over the commercial exploitation of STASY fixed-rail transport stations and premises to the Athens...

Succession of Warning Work Stoppages in Athens Rail Transport Networks Over the Next Weeks

Staff on the Athens fixed rail transport networks - metro, electric railway and tram lines - have announced a succession of warning work stoppages over the next two weeks, protesting over the decision to give public transport companies to...

Privacy Authority Allows Installation of Security Cameras Inside Athens Metro Trains

Greece 's independent privacy regulator, the Hellenic Data Protection Authority (HDPA) gave the Athens metro company STASY permission for the first time to install security cameras inside 17 new metro trains serving lines 2 (Anthoupolis-Elliniko) and 3 (Agia Marina-Doukissis...

Athens Metro CCTV Plan Blocked

The Hellenic Data Protection Authority (HDPA) has refused to allow the installation of CCTV systems for the protection of passenger in subway train carriages. HDPA is remaining true to its principle that, “The protection of personal data and privacy of...

Greek Broadcasters Reject Athens Pride Spot

The Greek National Broadcasting Council has rejected the request of the 9th Athens Pride organizers to broadcast it as a social message ad on TV. According to the council's decision, the spot "cannot be characterized as a social message." According to...

Striking Workers Defy Court, Won't Return

Striking Greek Metro workers said they would continue their work stoppage for a sixth day on Jan. 22, refusing to obey a court order they return to their jobs after a judge declared their strike illegal. The workers are...