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Athens Announces Reduced Transport Ahead of May Day Rallies

Disruption is expected in Athens tomorrow as labor activists stage rallies and demonstrations to mark May 1, International Workers' Day. A rally by two large...

Greek Picketers Hit Out at ‘Robbery’ on Eve of Strike

Labor union members and riot police faced off in Athens on Thursday evening, on the eve of major nationwide industrial action. Riot police were ordered...

Unions Representing Municipal Workers on Short-term Contracts Call for Strikes Following Court’s Job Ruling

Tensions are rising as unions who represent municipal workers on short-term contracts are calling for strikes through the country in protest of the court's...

Employers and Employee Unions Agree in Principle on New Labor Laws in Greece

Representatives of employer associations and employee unions reached a minimum level of agreement on Tuesday on the upcoming changes on labor laws. The two sides...

Reactions: Greek MPs Vote on More Austerity Amid Strikes, Sit-Ins and Suspensions

The left-led SYRIZA government is rushing through a new wave of austerity measures ahead of a crunch Eurogroup meeting of eurozone creditors in Brussels...

The Newest Greek Odyssey: Living in Strikeland

State schools closed, hospitals running only on emergency staff, trash piling up, trains halted, metro and cabbies on strike, tax offices closed, customs officers walking out of their jobs, airlines grounded[...]

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