Strike fever grips Greece

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram The reactions against the government’s ambitious mobility scheme are going to reach a climax this week, with a number of unions and sectors taking to the streets.ADEDY, the country’s largest public sector union, has announced a 48-hour strike for all public sector employees, which will take place on Wednesday the 18th and Thursday the 19th of September. The employees at insurance funds, unemployment agency OAED and the Ministry of Labor’s services are on 5-day rolling strikes as of Monday, in protest to the inclusion of 618 employees in the mobility scheme.Secondary school teacher federation OLME has also announced 5-day rolling strikes that came into effect on Monday, while private school teachers went on a 48-hour strike yesterday, before reassessing their stance. The primary school teacher union DOE has decided against OLME’s strike and instead plans to participate in the ADEDY strike on the 18th and 19th of September.The developments in the healthcare sector have prompted hospital doctors to call a three day, nation-wide strike from today Tuesday the 17th of September until Thursday the 19th of September. The doctors are protesting in reaction to the mobility scheme and upcoming hospital mergers.ADEDY’s executive committee will convene with civil servant federations on Thursday to discuss the strikes outcomes. On Saturday the 21st of September, the General Council will convene to decide upon future actions.last_img

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