Greece - Seamen plan to strike 3 September - August 31, 2018

The PNO seamen’s federation has called a 24-hour strike for 3 September, while the tourist season is still going on. The seamen are protesting the fact that their demands for better pay and improved working conditions were rejected. The association representing the ferry companies urged the union to call off their strike action because it would leave 180.000 passengers stranded. The union rejected a 1% pay increase and is campaigning for a 5% improvement, stating that wages have not been increased in the last 8 years.

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