Greece - Metro traffic halted - November 30, 2017

Services at the Athens metro halted, as workers held a 24-hour strike in opposition to the government’s privatisation plans. ‘We will not allow urban transport to be put on the selling block of profit,’ said the metro workers’ union, SELMA. The union has also called for a meeting with the Finance Minister so it can present its demands, warning of more strike action if these are not met. The all-day strike is an escalation from the three- and four-hour stoppages that have been taking place over the past couple of weeks.

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