Greece - Series of strikes and protests - February 28, 2018

There have been various smaller strikes and protests in demand of higher wages and better working conditions in recent weeks. Hospital Doctors went on 24-hour strike demanding new doctors to be hired and fill the many unmanned hospital positions. The Construction Workers Union of Athens ASTERAS held a series of strikes at one of the biggest construction sites, ASTERAS demanding collective agreements with better wages. Telecom Union of CYTA Hellas went on strike after the acquisition of CYTA by VODAFONE, demanding job security and a collective agreement for all workers and freedom of association. On 20 February buses in Athens went on a 6-hour work stop in order to join the general assembly of their union. The civil servants' union ADEDY plans a strike to protest the government's continuing austerity program.  

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