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The Hellenic Radio (ERA): News in Greek, 08-10-21
From: The Hellenic Radio (ERA) <www.ert.gr/>
 Nationwide Strike
21 Okt 2008 00:01:00
Sources: NET-NET 105.8-ANA/MPA
GSEE ( Greek General Confederation of Labor) and ADEDY (Greek
Confederation of Civil Servants) are staging a 24-hour strike on
Tuesday in protest against the governments financial and social
security reforms. Employees in the private and public sector as well as
DEKO (Public Utility Organizations) are called to participate in the
strike. Journalists, POSPERT, teachers, doctors, dockworkers, state
hospitals staff while Greek Power Corporation employees will occupy the
companys headquarters till tomorrow.
Commuters will face problems with mass transport as the electric and
suburban trains are joining in the 24-hour strike while the metro,
tram, trolley and blue buses are staging work stoppages. In the
meantime, representatives of Metro employees are meeting today to
decide on whether to continue or not mobilizations announced till the
end of the week following the Athens Court ruling their mobilizations
illegal and abusive.
Translated by Chrisanthi Sarantis
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