Greece - Public transport workers protest - January 31, 2018

Public transport workers have withdrawn their labour to press parliament not to proceed with an austerity bill that would limit trade unions' right to strike. The trade unions proceeded with a 24-hour stoppage of commuter train and bus services ahead of parliament's vote. The unions are angry about the bill, which would allow strikes only when a union musters a 50-percent vote at a members' assembly (currently 20%). They said the bill would remove constitutionally safeguarded workers’ rights.  

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