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Doctors working with the National Organization for Healthcare Provision (EOPYY) have decided to extend their strike action to January 10 in protest at planned changes to the National Healthcare System (ESY).The union said emergency incidents would be handled by emergency staff.
The doctors of the Greek National Health Services Agency (EOPYY) will continue to strike until January 17.Emergency and urgent cases will be dealt with by backup staff.
Greek doctors working for the country's biggest healthcare provider on Tuesday said that they are extending an ongoing strike until January 24 in demand that the government withdraw a bill for the overhaul of the National Healthcare System (ESY).
Doctors working for Greece’s biggest healthcare provider, EOPYY, decided on Wednesday to extend their ongoing strike action to February 7. Meanwhile, doctors working at state hospitals were expected to stage a four-hour stoppage from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday.
Public Power Corporation (PPC) employees are to launch rolling 24-hour strikes from next Tuesday in protest at plans to sell the Independent Power Transmission Operator – known by its Greek acronym ADMIE – one of the power board’s subsidiaries.Unionists have insisted that the action will not result in power cuts but rather in delays for repairs.
Flights arriving and departing Greece will most likely be disrupted on Thursday 30 January as air traffic controllers have announced that they will join a European air traffic strike.Greek air traffic controllers have announced they will walk off the job between 11am and 2pm.Also, according to reports, problems are also to be expected in some Greek regional airports on Wednesday 29 January due to a four-hour work stoppage by the Union of Air Traffic Control Safety Electronic Engineers from 10am to 2pm on both 29-30 January.
Greek air traffic controllers have called off a three-hour stoppage scheduled for Thursday, their union announced on Wednesday afternoon.
The federations of doctors and employees at public hospitals and the health care service EOPYY, as well as Greece’s medical association and dentists’ federation have called a strike on Thursday, February 6.
Teachers’ unions on Wednesday announced a series of actions to protest cutbacks and staff firings in their sector, starting with a strike on Thursday from noon to 4 p.m.
Greece’s civil servants union, ADEDY, is to hold two 48-hour strikes in the coming weeks.ADEDY is planning to hold a 48-hour strike on the day the legislation is due to be debated and voted on in Parliament. It is also organizing a 48-hour protest for March 13 and 14 to protest job losses.
Seamen and port workers across Greece are expected to walk off the job early Monday until 11 a.m., unions announced on Friday.
Port workers around Greece will go on strike on Wednesday
Pharmacists in Greece called a a 48-hour nationwide strike on March 10 and 11
ADEDY has announced a 24-hour strike for Wednesday, March 12...ADEDY will also hold a 48-hour strike on March 19 and 20. The following day, members of ADEDY will meet to decide future actions.
Greek pharmacists call fresh strike on Friday, MondayPharmacists, who were on strike Monday and Tuesday, will work on Wednesday and Thursday, before closing again on Friday and Monday, the Panhellenic Pharmacists’ Union said on Tuesday.
WEDNESDAYThe Civil Servants’ Union (ADEDY) begins a 48-hour strike.Public Power Corporation (PPC) employees also begin rolling 24-hour strikes.
Staff at public hospitals in Greece are due to launch a 48-hour strike on Tuesday.State hospitals will operate with skeleton staff for both of these days.
QuoteStaff at public hospitals in Greece are due to launch a 48-hour strike on Tuesday.State hospitals will operate with skeleton staff for both of these days.http://www.ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/_w_articles_wsite1_1_17/03/2014_538226
Greece's pharmacies are set to close indefinitely later this week in protest at a recent deal between the government and bailout lenders to deregulate store licenses.Greece's largest labor union, the GSEE has called a general strike on April 9, also in opposition to the latest agreement with lenders.
The Greek Seamen's Federation (PNO) decided to go on strike as of the early hours of Thursday on ships whose owner companies owe back pay to their crews, as part of protest actions first announced last week. According to ANA-MPA sources, the union members' strike actions will begin in the morning with ships running schedules in the Argo-Saronic Gulf while from the afternoon on they will gradually spread to scheduled runs to the Aegean Islands. PNO has also announced two 24-hour-strikes, one that will be held on the day that a bill in connection with cruiseship regulations is tabled in Parliament, while the other is scheduled for April 9, as part of the general strike called by the GSEE union in the private sector.
Greece's largest public sector union says it will join a nationwide general strike April 9 to protest austerity measures. The move means that the walkout will affect all private and public sector services.The ADEDY union said Thursday it was joining the strike call issued by the GSEE union a few days ago
Drivers working at Greece’s public hospitals will be on strike through Monday.All hospital workers will also stage a work stoppage from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday.
The national seamen’s union (PNO) was expected to embark on a series of rolling 48-hour strikes on Monday in protest at government legislation that foresees labor contracts being determined through negotiations with individual companies as opposed to the union’s collective contracts agreed with ferry company owners.
After an open-ended strike by pharmacists resulted in huge lines of Greeks seeking medicines, the union representing the sector decided over the weekend to open more duty pharmacies to tackle the fallout of its own industrial action.The Greek Pharmacists’ Association said on Saturday that additional pharmacies would open their doors and that duty pharmacies would be “reinforced” with more staff and fresh supplies “to avoid inconveniencing the public to as great a degree as possible.”Health Minister Adonis Georgiadis lashed out at striking pharmacists over the weekend, accusing them of holding Greek citizens hostage to achieve their trade union goals.Unionists have accused the government of overhauling the sector under pressure by the troika to serve big business interests and cartels.
QuoteThe national seamen’s union (PNO) was expected to embark on a series of rolling 48-hour strikes on Monday....At least sailors should be able to stand up during the strikes!! (Sorry folks - it's getting late!)Tony
The national seamen’s union (PNO) was expected to embark on a series of rolling 48-hour strikes on Monday....
Passenger ferries were docked at ports in Greece on Monday due to the start of a 48-hour strike called by the Panhellenic Seamen's Federation (PNO).The sailors are protesting that the multi-bill passed through Parliament on Sunday allows ferry companies to offer employees in-house contracts, thereby bypassing collective bargaining with the union.PNO is also demanding several other provisions be withdrawn. It has warned of further strikes.
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