Greece - Strikes continue in various sectors - March 25, 2011

After the large national strike and demonstration, strike in protest over the austerity measures taken and planned by the current government have continued in various sectors. For instance, on Thursday 17 March journalists and public transport workers embarked on a 24-hour strike. The strike led to a news blackout and extensive traffic disruptions. Television channels aired pre-recorded material, radio stations played back-to-back music and newspapers were not published on the next Friday (See also this Collective Bargaining Newsletter Year 3 September, October, November and December 2010; Year 4 January and February 2011).

English: http://www.monstersandcritics.com/news/business/news/article_16 ...

 

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 at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net. © ETUI aisbl, Brussels 2011.


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