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Re: More strikes coming soon
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Re: More strikes coming soon
« Reply #101 on: Friday, 13 November, 2015 @ 01:01:14 »
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Visiting tourists were disappointed to find monuments shut.

"We didn't really know that there was going to be a strike, we just kind of arrived and we planned for this one day in Athens and we kind of wanted to see that thing (the Parthenon)," one tourist from Alaska said.
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/11/12/us-eurozone-greece-strike-idUSKCN0T10N120151112


"we kind of wanted to see that thing"  :lol:

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Re: More strikes coming soon
« Reply #102 on: Tuesday, 17 November, 2015 @ 21:21:36 »
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Hospitals prepare for two-day strike

Services at public hospitals are expected to be disrupted on November 26 and 27 after the union representing Greek state hospital workers, known by its acronym POEDIN, decided Tuesday on a two-day strike to protest working conditions and cutbacks.
http://www.ekathimerini.com/203511/article/ekathimerini/news/hospitals-prepare-for-two-day-strike

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Re: More strikes coming soon
« Reply #103 on: Wednesday, 25 November, 2015 @ 12:26:42 »
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Nationwide strike in healthcare system on 2nd December
Job stoppages have also been planned for the 27th of November and the 4th of December

Doctors, nurses and all other employees in the national healthcare system have decided to escalate their protest actions with a 24-hour sector-wide strike on Wednesday the 2nd of December.

Prior to the strike, the nationwide hospital doctor federation OENGE announced that a walk out at 10am on Friday, the 27th of November.
http://www.tovima.gr/en/article/?aid=756853

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Re: More strikes coming soon
« Reply #104 on: Wednesday, 25 November, 2015 @ 21:26:05 »
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Greece union calls strike over government pension reforms

Greece's largest private sector union has called a 24-hour general walkout in protest against the government’s planned pension reforms demanded by international lenders under the cash-strapped country's third bailout package.

The General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE), which represents approximately 2 million workers, said on Wednesday that its members will go on strike on December 3.
http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2015/11/25/439149/Greece-GSEE-Alexis-Tsipras-

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Re: More strikes coming soon
« Reply #105 on: Saturday, 28 November, 2015 @ 16:05:41 »
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No Ferries in Greece on Thursday, Dec 3

The Pan-Hellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) has announced that it will participate in the 24-hour strike called by the General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE) on Thursday, December 3.

All passenger ferries will remain docked across Greece as of midnight on Wednesday until midnight on Thursday.
http://news.gtp.gr/2015/11/27/no-ferries-in-greece-on-thursday-dec-3/


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ADEDY to hold 24h strike on Dec. 3

Civil Servants Confederation (ADEDY) decided to participate in the 24-hour strike on December 3.

The General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE) and PAME (Labour Union affiliated to the Communist Party) have already announced that they will participate in the strike.
http://www.newsbomb.gr/en/story/646343/adedy-to-hold-24h-strike-on-dec-3

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Re: More strikes coming soon
« Reply #106 on: Wednesday, 02 December, 2015 @ 04:10:55 »
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Strike to halt transport, services in Greece on Thursday

Hospitals will be operating on a skeleton staff both on Wednesday and Thursday to protest cutbacks and understaffing.

There will be no train services as Hellenic Railways Organization (OSE) employees are to join the strike.

Flights are likely to be disrupted too.
http://www.ekathimerini.com/203966/article/ekathimerini/news/strike-to-halt-transport-services-in-greece-on-thursday

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« Reply #107 on: Tuesday, 08 December, 2015 @ 02:50:34 »
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Greek soccer players announce strike action

Greek soccer players announced on Monday that they will go on strike indefinitely starting next week.
http://www.ekathimerini.com/204126/article/ekathimerini/sports/greek-soccer-players-announce-strike-action

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Re: More strikes coming soon
« Reply #108 on: Wednesday, 06 January, 2016 @ 02:50:36 »
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Union action to disrupt Greek flights on Thursday

A 24-hour strike called for Thursday by the union representing staff of the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority is expected to result in some delays to flights but no major disruption.
http://www.ekathimerini.com/204810/article/ekathimerini/news/union-action-to-disrupt-greek-flights-on-thursday

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Re: More strikes coming soon
« Reply #109 on: Wednesday, 13 January, 2016 @ 00:33:58 »
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Greek ferry boat workers call strike for Jan 20-21

PNO’s action means there will be no ferry services to and from the Greek islands and other destinations on January 20 and 21.
http://www.ekathimerini.com/204988/article/ekathimerini/news/greek-ferry-boat-workers-call-strike-for-jan-20-21

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Re: More strikes coming soon
« Reply #110 on: Friday, 15 January, 2016 @ 15:09:52 »
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GSEE makes proposal for a general strike on the 4th of February
http://www.tovima.gr/en/article/?aid=769027

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Re: More strikes coming soon
« Reply #111 on: Friday, 15 January, 2016 @ 22:08:33 »
Looks like ADEDY, the public employees' union, will be joining the strike on 04/02/16:
Unions gear up for general strike on February 4

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Re: More strikes coming soon
« Reply #112 on: Monday, 18 January, 2016 @ 11:45:40 »
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WEDNESDAY

Ferry workers begin a 48-hour strike affecting all services across Greece.

Employees at the Citizens’ Information Centers (KEP) hold a 24-hour strike.
http://www.ekathimerini.com/205141/article/ekathimerini/business/agenda

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« Reply #113 on: Wednesday, 20 January, 2016 @ 00:49:43 »
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The association representing Greek retailers, ESEE, on Tuesday urged its members to join a nationwide strike on February 4 organized by the country’s two biggest unions, GSEE and ADEDY, which is expected to bring much of the country to a standstill.
http://www.ekathimerini.com/205195/article/ekathimerini/news/retailers-join-february-4-nationwide-strike

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Re: More strikes coming soon
« Reply #114 on: Thursday, 21 January, 2016 @ 21:59:58 »
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Seamen decide on additional two-day strike next week

The union representing Greek seamen, PNO, on Thursday decided on fresh strike action for January 27 and 28.

The strike will begin at 6 a.m. on January 27 and end at 6 a.m. on January 29, meaning there will be no ferry boat services to and from the islands.

Also on Thursday, the 14 unions that comprise PNO agreed to join a general strike on February 4.
http://www.ekathimerini.com/205293/article/ekathimerini/news/seamen-decide-on-additional-two-day-strike-next-week

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Re: More strikes coming soon
« Reply #115 on: Friday, 29 January, 2016 @ 13:09:03 »
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Greek ferries are to remained moored in their ports on Friday and Saturday after the union representing the country's seamen called a new 48-hour strike in a continuing protest against the government's plans for pension reform.

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Re: More strikes coming soon
« Reply #116 on: Monday, 01 February, 2016 @ 11:03:16 »
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The association representing Greek retailers, ESEE, on Tuesday urged its members to join a nationwide strike on February 4 organized by the country’s two biggest unions, GSEE and ADEDY, which is expected to bring much of the country to a standstill.
http://www.ekathimerini.com/205195/article/ekathimerini/news/retailers-join-february-4-nationwide-strike


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The Pan-Hellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) on Saturday announced another 48-hour strike on February 4 and February 5 in an ongoing protest against the government’s plans for pension reform.

Ferry boats in Greece will not be in service from 6am on Thursday, February 4, until 6am on Saturday, February 6.
http://news.gtp.gr/2016/01/30/no-ferries-greece-feb-4-5-strike-sailors/

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Re: More strikes coming soon
« Reply #117 on: Wednesday, 03 February, 2016 @ 10:58:39 »
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Olympic Air cancels 16 domestic flights on Thursday
http://www.newsbomb.gr/en/story/666504/olympic-air-cancels-16-domestic-flights-on-thursday

Kef doesn't appear to be affected

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Re: More strikes coming soon
« Reply #118 on: Friday, 05 February, 2016 @ 00:43:12 »
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Passengers due to travel Saturday should check ahead with the ferry companies they have booked with as the disruption is likely to lead to changes in the scheduled departure times.
http://www.ekathimerini.com/205672/article/ekathimerini/news/no-ferries-until-saturday-as-sailors-extend-action

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Re: More strikes coming soon
« Reply #119 on: Tuesday, 09 February, 2016 @ 02:35:42 »
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Physiotherapists who work with the main healthcare provider EOPYY will be on strike Wednesday due to differences with the organization over the terms of their contracts.
http://www.ekathimerini.com/205773/article/ekathimerini/news/physiotherapists-to-strike-wednesday

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« Reply #120 on: Tuesday, 16 February, 2016 @ 05:55:00 »
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ADEDY, the civil servants’ union, has called on its members to protest the government’s proposed pension reforms throughout this week.

It will also support a work stoppage by state hospital employees’ union POEDIN between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Thursday.

It is thought that ADEDY, along with private sector union GSEE, may call a new 48-hour general strike at the end of this month or early in March.
http://www.ekathimerini.com/206011/article/ekathimerini/news/greek-civil-servants-union-calls-for-week-of-protests

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« Reply #121 on: Friday, 04 March, 2016 @ 12:49:15 »
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The federation of local authority workers (POE-OTA) has announced a nationwide strike on Monday
http://www.ekathimerini.com/206614/article/ekathimerini/news/local-government-walkout-on-monday

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Re: More strikes coming soon
« Reply #122 on: Monday, 28 March, 2016 @ 15:01:22 »
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ADEDY calls 24-hour strike

Greece’s public sector union ADEDY has called a 24-hour strike by all civil service workers for Thursday, April 7 to protest the government’s pension reform plans.

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Re: More strikes coming soon
« Reply #123 on: Tuesday, 05 April, 2016 @ 14:42:37 »
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Union calls on Greek air traffic controllers to strike Thursday

It is not clear if the call from union leaders will lead to a strike by air traffic controllers as these are often blocked by the courts.

Anyone traveling to or from Athens International Airport on Thursday should contact their airline for more information.
http://www.ekathimerini.com/207618/article/ekathimerini/news/union-calls-on-greek-air-traffic-controllers-to-strike-thursday

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Re: More strikes coming soon
« Reply #124 on: Wednesday, 06 April, 2016 @ 11:06:07 »
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Athens Airport closed Thursday due to strike

No commercial flights will arrive at or depart from Athens International Airport on Thursday due to the participation of the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority, which includes air traffic controllers, in a nationwide strike called by the country’s public sector union, ADEDY.
http://www.ekathimerini.com/207667/article/ekathimerini/news/athens-airport-closed-thursday-due-to-strike


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Flights to and from all Greek airports scheduled for April 7 have been cancelled due to the participation of air traffic controllers and civil aviation employees to a 24-hour strike called by public sector union ADEDY, their union said on Tuesday.

According to the air traffic controllers’ union, the strike will start at 00:01 after midnight, on early Thursday morning and will end on midnight on Thursday.
http://www.amna.gr/english/article/13459/Planes-to-be-grounded-on-April-7-due-to-air-traffic-controllers%E2%80%99-strike


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Port workers to strike against privatization of Piraeus and Thessaloniki port authorities
http://www.ekathimerini.com/207664/article/ekathimerini/news/port-workers-to-strike-against-privatization-of-piraeus-and-thessaloniki-port-authorities

Other ports / ferries unaffected
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