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Greek PM Proposals Fail to Convince Municipal Workers Who Continue Strike

The proposals made on Tuesday by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Interior Minister Panos Skourletis to representatives of the municipal workers union POE-OTA failed...

Athens Tourist Spots Surrounded by Garbage Mounts Due to Collectors Strike

The streets of Athens, including major tourist areas, are filled with mounts of garbage as the municipal trash collectors continue their strike that started...

Greek Municipal Workers Likely to Escalate Strike Beyond Thursday

The municipal workers union POE-OTA are to decide whether to continue their strike, threatening not collect the garbage from city streets beyond Thursday unless...

Four-Day Nationwide Strike Called by Local Authority Staff Unions

Municipal services throughout the country are set to shut down for four days, from Saturday until the following Tuesday, due to strike action announced...

Thessaloniki Transport Workers’ Strike not Illegal, Court Finds

A Thessaloniki first-instance court on Wednesday rejected a request by the Thessaloniki public transport company's (OASTh) management for a temporary injunction declaring a strike...

Nationwide Strike in Greece While Parties Clash over Austerity Measures in Parliament

A nationwide strike has paralyzed Greece on Wednesday, while in parliament government and opposition parties have started a heated discussion over the new austerity...

Transport Services to Strike in Protest of New Austerity Vote in Parliament

Public transport employees will be starting a three-day work stoppage in protest of new austerity measures to be voted in parliament on Thursday, as...

Ships Throughout the Country to Remain Docked on 16 and 17 May

Hellenic Seamen's Federation (PNO) has called a 48-hour strike on Tuesday 16 and Wednesday 17 May for all ship categories. The Federation requests, among others,...

Shopkeepers to Strike Next Sunday, in Protest Against Changes to Sunday Opening Laws

The Hellenic Confederation of Commerce and Entrepreneurship (ESEE) on Tuesday announced plans for a strike by its members on Sunday, May 7 in protest...

No Trains on Monday Due to Labor Day Strike Action

There will be no trains running on the Labor Day holiday on May 1, including on the Proastiakos suburban railway line, following a decision...

Trade Unions Announced 24-Hour General Strike on May 17

The General Confederation of Employees of Greece (GSEE) and the civil servants' union federation ADEDY -- between them representing the majority of Greece's unionized...

PPC Labor Union Announces Strikes Against Sale of Power Production Units

The labor union of Greece’s power utility PPC announced on Monday it will call strikes against the government’s decision to sell some of the...

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