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Greece Public Transport Strike to Disrupt Travel on May 1st

Public transport services across Greece are affected by union strikes on May 1 as employees commemorate Labor Day.

Restaurants, Cafes, Bars Closed in Greece Tuesday Due to Strike

Many restaurants, cafes, and bars will be closed across Greece on Tuesday as workers in the service industry will be on strike. The Panhellenic Federation of Restaurant & Related Professions (POESE), a trade union that represents workers in the service...

Greece Approves New Labor Law as Unions Strike

Greece's parliament is set to approve a contentious new labor law on Wednesday, as trade unions strike for the second time in a week.

Thousands Join Strike Protest in Athens Against Labor Bill

Thousands of demonstrators joined a strike protest in central Athens on Thursday against the new labor bill

Greece Braces for General Strike Against New Labor Law

Greece is bracing for a 24-hour general strike on Thursday called by country's trade unions, in protest of the government's labor bill.

Transport Disruption in Greece as Unions Strike Over New Labor Bill

Trade unions in Greece have called for a strike to protest a new labor bill which, they say, will jeopardize the eight-hour workday.

Greek Workers Strike to Commemorate May Day

Greece is for the most part silent today as the nation commemorates May Day several days late, after the Easter holiday.

Media Blackout Continues in Greece as Unions Extend Strike

Journalists, producers and technical staff decided on Wednesday to continue their strike for another 24 hours in protest against planned changes to the press laws in Greece. State-run and most private-run media in the country have halted all news dissemination...

Public Sector Strike Slows Down Greece Amidst Lockdown

Metro services in Athens will be affected on Thursday, due to the participation of workers in the 24-hour strike, which has been announced by trade unions. ADEDY, the public service union, is also carrying out a nationwide strike, demanding, among...

Migrant Crisis: Northern Aegean Islands Will Go on General Strike Wednesday

Greece's Region of the North Aegean and its municipalities have called for a general strike on Wednesday, in a fresh protest against the tough stance the government has taken on establishing new migrant detention centers there. The decision to strike...