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Hollywood’s Writers Reach Deal With Studios to End Strike

The writers and studios in Hollywood have a tentative labor agreement that would put an end to the continuing writers' strike after nearly 150 days. After months of starts and stops, negotiations between the Writers Guild of America and the...

Trade Unions in Greece Strike Against New Labor Bill

Trade unions in Greece have called for a 24-hour general strike on Thursday against a new labor bill currently being discussed in Parliament. The strike is supported by major unions, including PAME, Civil Servants’ Confederation (ADEDY), Federation of Secondary State...

Ferry Strike in Greece Following Death of Passenger

Ferry crews in Greece have announced a 24-hour strike on September 13th, following a tragic incident this week at the country's main port of Piraeus. A delayed passenger lost his life after an altercation with a Blue Horizon crew...

Hollywood Shut Down as Actors Join Writers in Historic Strike

The Hollywood union representing movie and television actors voted Thursday to join screenwriters in the first joint strike in decades. Screenwriters have been on strike since May, the first strike in 15 years. The move shuts down production across the entertainment...

Europe Faces Travel Chaos as Air Traffic Control Threatens Strike

Hundreds of thousands of flights across Europe this summer are in jeopardy after air traffic controllers vowed to take strike action. Up to 12,600 flights every day - around a third of the journeys made across the continent during the...

Late-night Shows Expected to Go Dark as Hollywood Writers Call Strike

Late-night shows are expected to go dark after Hollywood's television and movie writers declared late Monday that they will launch a strike for the first time in 15 years. The board of the Writers Guild of America (WGA) voted unanimously...

Thousands Rally as General Strike Over Train Disaster Brings Greece to a Halt

Thousands of people joined a nationwide strike and many more gathered for a second time in as many weeks in the center of Athens to demand justice for the death of 57 people in the train disaster of Feb....

Anger Grows as Greece Counts Its Dead from the Train Disaster

Anger is growing in Greece following the train disaster on Tuesday that has caused the death of at least 57 people with dozens still missing. Many in Greece see the crash as an accident that had been waiting to happen,...

Greek Museums Shut in Protest Against New Law

Some of the most popular museums in Greece remained closed on Monday as Greek archaeologists protest against a draft law that would make them more autonomous. Closed are the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, the Byzantine and Christian Museum, the...

Greek Actors, Artists on Strike Over ‘Downgrade’ of Qualifications

Greek actors and artists are on a 48-hour strike that started on Wednesday protesting against government plans to downgrade their educational qualifications leading to pay cuts. The Union of Greek Actors announced the strike to demand the withdrawal of a...