Greece - 24-hour rail strike - September 30, 2017

Railway workers protested against the privatisation of the services with a 24-hour strike. The trade unions have stated that they are firmly against the planned transfer of the undertaking to the Italian state operator. ‘Ferrovie Dello Stato’ will receive 100% of the capital of the company for a total of 45 million euro. The government considers the privatisation of the debt-ridden railway company as a great success. The railway workers, in turn, are afraid of mass layoffs.

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