Greece - Seventh general strike against austerity measures - December 21, 2010

Trade union protests against the government’s austerity measures continued with a general strike, the seventh in 2010, on 15 December. The most recent proposals from the government include caps on salaries in state-owned companies as well as changes in the employment law as to allow private sector employers to ignore collective agreements (See also this Collective Bargaining Newsletter Year 3 September, October and November 2010).




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) You may find further information on the ETUI at, and on the AIAS at © ETUI aisbl, Brussels 2011.

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