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Greece hit by further 48-hour general strike

Greece hit by further 48-hour general strike

Protesters have gathered on the streets of Athens today as a 48-hour general strike commences, which will see the country come to a virtual standstill. Apart from the metro, no public transport is operating as many people opt to join the fourth general strike called this year by the country’s two largest unions. The general [...]

June 28, 2011 | 0 Comments More
48-hour strike starts today for civil servants

48-hour strike starts today for civil servants

Up to 270,000 civil servants are to stage a 48-hour national strike today in a dispute over redundancy pay. The walkout involves job centre staff, tax workers, coastguards, border agency officials, courts staff and driving test examiners. If a satisfactory outcome is not reached then further strike action could take place later this month, according [...]

March 8, 2010 | 0 Comments More
270,000 civil servants to stage 48-hour strike

270,000 civil servants to stage 48-hour strike

Up to 270,000 civil servants are to stage a 48-hour national strike next month in a dispute over redundancy pay. The walkout, which will take place on 8 and 9 March, will involve job centre staff, tax workers, coastguards, border agency officials, courts staff and driving test examiners. If a satisfactory outcome is not reached [...]

February 25, 2010 | 0 Comments More