Health and other workers strike in Greece

Greek health workers to join public sector strike on Thursday

Νov. 25, 2020
Health workers are taking part in Thursday’s nationwide 24-hour strike announced by ADEDY, Greece’s largest public sector union, demanding protective measures for employees and mass hirings in the health sector.
The Panhellenic Federation of Public Hospital Employees (POEDIN) has called on its members to gather at hospital entrances at 8 a.m.
A gathering will follow at noon at the Ministry of Health, attended by POEDIN and the executives of Attica’s trade unions.

UPD Workers at Athens Metro, Tram, urban train join strike on Nov 26

November 25, 2020
Workers at Metro, Tram and Urban train ISAP have modified their mobilization actions on strike day Thursday, November 26, 2020. Late on Wednesday, thu unions of workers at STASY (metro, tram, train ISAP) announced the following:
Metro: Lines 1, 2, 3 on 24-hour strike
Tram: Work stoppage from 6 pm until the end of the night shift
Buses and trolleys will operate as usual.
Earlier KTG reported:
In an announcement, STASY employees said that they were “not willing to accept the use of the pandemic as a ‘tool’ for passing anti-labor legislation to trample decades of rights.”
They also said that the government’s proposals for the abolition of the eight-hour day, the unpaid overtime, additional restrictions of strike action, the weakening the possibility for labor disputes and the reduced benefits for the unemployed, “cannot be accepted by the workers.”