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Union Meeting to Halt Athens Metro Services on Thursday

There will be no metro services on lines 2 (red line) and 3 (blue line) on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in...

Train Workers to Hold 24-hr Strike on Friday; No Metro to Athens International Airport

A 24-hour strike has been announced for Friday, June 8 by train workers at Proastiakos in Athens and broader Attica. The Metro Blue Line 3...

Greek Workers March Against Austerity in Athens (video)

Striking workers, pensioners and students marched through central Athens on Wednesday in protest against a new wave austerity measures that will kick in after...

Greece Faces More Strikes on May 30

Greece faces widespread disruption on May 30 as a range of labor unions announce a 24-hour strike. The General Confederation of Greek Labor, which represents...

Athens Braced for 24-Hour Metro Strike

Commuters and visitors in Athens can expect transport problems on Monday as union members launch 24-hour strike action. Lines 2 and 3 (the red and...

Labor Day Strikes to Paralyse Greek Shipping

A 24-hour strike by Greek seamen to mark May 1 will paralyse shipping across the country on Tuesday. The Panhellenic Seamen's Federation (PNO) said it...

Greek Power Union Launches Strikes Against Privatizations

The union representing workers at the state-run Public Power Corporation (PPC) has started what it says will be rolling 48-hour strikes against government plans...

Athens Taxi Drivers Strike Against ‘Uber Invasion’

Athens taxi drivers walked off the job on Tuesday in protest at what they call unfair competition from the Uber ride-hailing service. Cab drivers gathered...

24-Hour Strike to Hit Some Greek Museums, Historical Sites

Greek Ministry of Culture staff, including archaeological sites and museum guards, will go on a 24-hour strike on Friday in Attica and on Crete. Staff...

Greek Doctors, Nurses Get Ready for 24-Hour Strike

Medical staff from Greek state hospitals will go on strike on Wednesday, angry at government hiring practices and a lack of money they claim...

Health Workers Scuffle with Athens Police (video)

Greek riot police intervened to push away a group of striking workers trying to storm the Ministry of Health in downtown Athens on Thursday. Members...

Greek Parliament Backs Controversial Reforms

Greek lawmakers on Monday night passed a series of controversial economic reforms amid strikes and protests in the capital, Athens. After hours of debate, lawmakers...

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