Thursday, April 02, 2009

Greece: Greece faces general strike chaos

Greece will be paralyzed with a 24-hour strike, the media announced. The main demand is that employees should not pay for the crisis.

Organizers are the two biggest trade unions in the country – General Confederation of Greek Workers /GSEE/ and Confederation of Public Servants /ADEDY/.

Public servants, tax officials, workers with security funds, municipalities and district administrations, lecturers and teachers will join the strike.

State-run hospitals will work with reduced personnel. The workers in state-run companies and organizations, bank employees, private sector employees and journalists will join the strike as well. Public transport will also be hampered.

Source: FOCUS Information Agency
Published by Mike Hitchen, Mike Hitchen Consulting
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