Greece -Airport workers call off high season strike -August 05, 2013

Workers at Athens International Airport have suspended strikes scheduled to take place from 9 to 11 August after government officials agreed to resume negotiations. The workers object to an impending mobility scheme, in which 40,000 public sector workers could be involuntary transferred to other positions or fired if no alternative position is found for them within eight months. At the government’s willingness to negotiate, the unions have called of the work stoppage.



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