Greece - Public transport strike scheduled for September - August 30, 2010

Public transport workers, including those of the national railway system (OSE), have planned a five hours’ strike to be staged during the first ten days of September. The transport workers want to protest against privatisations, firings, wage cuts and the trimming of benefits. Union representatives will hold a joint press conference in Thessaloniki during the International Fair in mid-September as to explain their stance, which is likely to include further protest action.

English: http://greece.greekreporter.com/2010/08/30/new-protests-are-being-prepared/

 

This article was published in the Collective Bargaining Newsletter. It aims to facilitate information exchange between trade unions and to support the work of ETUC's collective bargaining committee. For more information, please contact the editor Maarten van Klaveren, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) M.vanKlaveren@uva.nl. You may find further information on the ETUI atwww.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net. © ETUI aisbl, Brussels 2009.


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