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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...

Greek PM Blasts “Out of Touch” Trade Unionists as General Strike Halts Public Transport

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis blasted the country's trade unionists who had organized Wednesday's general strike, saying that they represent only a tiny minority. "Once...

General Strike on Wednesday to Bring Greek Public Transport to a Halt

Greek unions have called for a 24-hour strike on Wednesday in protest at the government’s new labor laws that are included in an omnibus...

General Strike: Thousands March in Central Athens Against Government Bill

Despite the cloudy and rainy weather, thousands of people marched in central Athens on Tuesday morning, participating in the 24-hour general strike declared by...

Flights Cancelled, Ships Docked Ahead of General Strike in Greece

Athenians and visitors alike face more transport chaos on Wednesday as unions call another 24-hour strike. Public transport employees in Athens will down tools as...

General Strike over Austerity Brings Greece to a Halt

Greek workers have walked off their jobs for a 24-hour general strike that is shutting down  services across the country. Domestic flights and Athens transport...

Greek Riot Police Fire Tear Gas at Anti-Austerity Protestors Outside of Parliament

Anti-austerity protests took place on Wednesday in Athens. They are part of a general strike occurring concurrent to the Greek Parliament debating the bailout-related spending...

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...

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...

Hooded Men Break Protest Rally and Clash with Police

A large group of hooded men broke up the protest rally at Syntagma Square by hurling Molotov cocktails at police, with the latter responding...

Greece Is ‘Closed’ for the Day

Thursday's 24-hour strike launched by almost all professional groups, workers, public sector employees and mass transport services leaves Greece paralyzed for the day, while...

Greeks Protest Against Austerity Reforms With 24-Hour General Strike

Greek workers and professionals are on a 24-hour general strike today, Thursday, protesting the harsh austerity reforms that are about to be voted on...

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