The workers accuse the management of using the anti-worker labor law brought in by Labor Minister Kostis Hatzidakis of the conservative New Democracy (ND) government to subdue workers’ rights
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was on a two-day visit to Greece to sign an updated version of a defense cooperation agreement that activists say will bring the country further into the US coalition
Trade unions denounced the anti-worker, anti-trade union reforms proposed in the New Development Bill proposed by the New Democracy (ND) government
The employees of the company, Sidenor, had their salaries and benefits cut during the economic crisis. However, even after the company returned to profitability, it refused to revisit their contracts
Several trade unions claim that various political parties, including SYRIZA and PASOK, are extending membership to employers in the largest trade union confederation in Greece, and derailing the interests of the working class.
The teachers are protesting against a new bill that proposes hiring 15,000 teachers on precarious contracts. The unions have demanded that 30,000 teachers be hired on a permanent basis
Chrisoula Lampoudi of PAME talks about the ongoing struggle of the teachers against the Greek government’s neoliberal policies in the field of education. The protests have met with brutal repression by the police
They had earlier too been prosecuted for protesting in front of the labor ministry but were acquitted during the rule of the earlier government