Greece - Protest against Sunday shopping hours - April 30, 2016

The private sector trade union confederation GSEE is holding a strike in protest of Sunday shopping hours (eight Sundays a year) on 8 May. The union said it ‘was completely opposed’ to the bailout-inspired introduction of Sunday shopping hours ‘since it will lead to the end of the Sunday rest day and because the measure works in the interest of multi-nationals, leading smaller businesses to closure’. The Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) has announced that its members will join the 24-hour strike.

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