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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...

Four Injured in Clashes Between Trade Unionists in Rhodes

Violent clashes broke out on Thursday in Rhodes as a group of about 200 individuals stormed into a hotel where Greece's largest private-sector union,...

Chaos in Athens As 24-Hour Strike Paralyzes Public Transport

The daily commute for thousands of Athenians was disrupted on Wednesday morning due to a 24-hour nationwide general strike. The labor action was called...

Greek Workers Call General Strike for Wednesday

Greece's largest trade union organisation (GSEE) representing private-sector workers, has called for a 24-hour nationwide general strike on Wednesday. The union is also organizing a rally...

Greek Labor Unions Celebrate May Day; Anarchists, Police Clash

Greece's largest trade union federations held a strike rally at Klafthmonos Square in central Athens on Tuesday to mark the May Day celebration with...

Athens Protest Against Multi-bill Turns to Rioting

Rioting between anti-establishment protesters and the Greek police occurred outside the Greek parliament house on Monday evening, at the end of the march against...

20,000 Strikers Demonstrate Against Austerity in Greece

Some 20,000 people demonstrated in Greece on Thursday as a general strike against new budget cuts and labour reform paralysed the civil service and...

Greece’s Main Trade Union Criticises Government’s ‘Hostile Attitude’ Towards Investments

On Monday, Greece's main private sector union GSEE, said that it "strongly disagrees" with the decision by Canadian miner Eldorado to halt all investment...

Public Entities, Unions React Strongly to Greek Gov’t Austerity Measures

The reaction of public entities and unions to the new austerity measures the Greek government is trying to pass was expressed with strong language...

May Day Rallies and Marches Held Throughout Greece

Trade unions and organisations marked the May Day labour holiday on Monday with marches and rallies held in cities around Greece. They stressed the...

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...

Free Public Education Costs Greek Parents €3.7Bln Each Year

Private tutoring, foreign languages, computer lessons and private schools cost Greek parents 3.7 billion each year while at the same time the State spends...

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