Athens Gridlocked as Transport Workers Strike Over Pension Bill

Today's labour news

TV and radio campaign spot in support of journalists 2020-04-22 [IFJ]

ETUC urges EU action to stop coronavirus disaster in Greece 2020-04-17 [ETUC]

Hospital workers plan rally on Wednesday to protest gag order 2020-02-25 [Kathimerini]

Falling between the cracks: asylum and irregularity in Greece 2020-02-21 [Opendemocracy]

Transport Strike Snarls Athens Traffic 2020-02-20 [NH]

Athens Gridlocked as Transport Workers Strike Over Pension Bill 2020-02-18 [Greek Reporter]

Power utility's workers union calls off strikes due to bad weather 2019-11-26 [Kathimerini]

Greek workers protest reforms intended to boost investment 2019-10-25 [The Chronicle-Herald]

Protesting workers unload garbage outside ministry 2019-10-20 [Kathimerini]

Greek strikes bring country to a standstill 2019-10-03 [Deutsche Welle]

Greeks stage nationwide strike over reform plans of new government 2019-10-02 [The Financial Post]

Greeks stage nationwide strike over reform plans of new government 2019-10-02 [Canada.com]

Seamen's union calls 24-hour ferry strike for September 24 2019-09-18 [Kathimerini]

Civil servants' union ADEDY calls 24-hour strike for September 24 2019-09-18 [Kathimerini]

New Democracy Wants E-Vote Before Workers Strike, Backs Firings 2019-08-12 [Natl Herald]

Newsroom vandalised by anarchist group in Athens; unions condemn attack 2019-07-12 [IFJ]

IFJ supports journalists in defence of their social rights 2019-06-25 [IFJ]

Kilkis hospital workers call for stability check 2019-06-19 [Kathimerini]

The sweatshops next door 2019-06-16 [Kathimerini]

Hospital staff to strike on Thursday 2019-05-16 [Kathimerini]

ITUC and ETUC deeply concerned at violence against Greek trade union centre 2019-04-18 [ITUC]

International unions deeply concerned at violence by Stalinists against Greek trade union 2019-04-16 [ETUC]

Women’s Day marked with demo, work stoppage 2019-03-10 [Kathimerini]

Workers in Greece Protest The Government’s Bid For Privatization in the Energy Sector 2019-03-09 [NewsClick]

Health Ministry under fire as deadly flu virus spreads 2019-02-09 [Kathimerini]

Unions on Lesbos will strike to demand closure of the island's Moria refugee camp 2019-02-05 [Info Migrants]

Thousands of workers to benefit from expected wage hike 2019-01-29 [Devidiscourse]

Government moves towards ending austerity with rise in minimum wage 2019-01-29 [The Guardian]

Three journalists assaulted by far-right demonstrators 2019-01-24 [EFJ]

Greek postal workers call one-day strike over cost-cutting plans 2019-01-22 [ekathimerini]

Serious flu cases rise amid shortage of intensive care beds 2019-01-18 [Kathimerini]

Public sector union holds 24-hour strike on Thursday 2019-01-16 [Kathimerini]

IFJ and EFJ condemn terrorist attack against Skai TV and Khatimerini newspaper 2018-12-18 [IFJ]

Public sector workers strike for higher pay 2018-11-29 [The Mail]

Media stage 24-hour blackout ahead of general strike 2018-11-28 [The Times]

Porto Rio Hotel & Casino in Greece turns off casino lights amid strike 2018-11-28 [CA]

Transport disruptions hit Greece as union protests cutbacks 2018-11-28 [WIS]

Workers strike, seeking wage hike, tax cuts 2018-11-28 [Kathimerini]

Workers strike seeking the re-introduction of collective bargaining 2018-11-28 [Channel News Asia]

Athens trolley bus drivers join general strike on November 28 2018-11-23 [Kathimerini]

Local authority workers to strike Monday 2018-11-18 [Kathimerini]

Strikers demand post-bailout pay increases 2018-11-16 [Public Finance]

Seamen to join November 28 general strike 2018-11-15 [Kathimerini]

First major strike in post bailout era 2018-11-15 [Xinhua]

Public Sector Workers on Strike Over Pay, Pensions 2018-11-15 [The Reporter]

Public sector workers strike for higher pay 2018-11-15 [Euronews]

Civil Servants Call 24-Hour Strike Over Pay, Pensions 2018-10-17 [The Reporter]

Public sector union calls 24-hour strike on Nov 14 2018-10-17 [Reuters]

Strikes over privatization closes Acropolis 2018-10-17 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

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This month in labour history

9-05-1936 In Thessaloniki police and soldiers attacked a workers' demonstration during a general strike against police repression, killing 12. It sparked more resistance and eventually Metaxas declared a dictatorship. [more]