Greece - Lawmakers in favour of sale despite protest power plant workers - April 30, 2018

Workers at Public Power Corp (PPC) took to the streets in protest against privatisation urging lawmakers to rescind the planned sale of power stations which they have branded a ‘national crime’. Hundreds of workers gathered outside parliament, as lawmakers debated legislation. Workers fear the sale will lead to job losses and hurt their labour right. Despite the protests a majority of lawmakers voted in favour of the bill which paves the way for PPC to begin selling plants in May 2018.

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