Greece -First general strike of the year held ahead of Merkel visit -April 09, 2014

Following five general strikes in 2013, the first general strike of 2014 was held on 9 April.

Following five general strikes in 2013, the first general strike of 2014 was held on 9 April. The strike disrupted all train and maritime transport in the country, while airports remained open. The protests were staged as the country negotiates another rescue package and rumours emerge that further public sector layoffs and restrictions to the right to strike may be expected.

English: http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/greeks-strike-against-more-eu-imf-reforms ...

 

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