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01.05.2017 - 10: 55

In Greece, held May Day strike

May Day rallies and demonstrations will be held on Monday across Greece. 1 May be part of the public transport strike, stopped movement of ferries and trains.

Officially, Greece May 1 was declared a public holiday on the occasion of the holiday, but traditionally the unions announce 24-hour strike that day. Most problems will be the passengers of public transport strike called by trade unions of workers of public and private sector GSEE-ADEDY.

All day in Athens will not go trolleybuses. Bus drivers strike to spend the morning and after 9 9 evening.

Will not be walking the train, including suburban, and ferries, which are the only means of communication with many islands.

In the center of Athens will be held rallies. GSEE and ADEDY urged citizens to gather in the square 11 hours Klaftmonas and Communist trade union PAME - on the central Syntagma Square. The unions expect the rallies and demonstrations are numerous, given that the government is preparing to submit to a vote the new austerity measures.

GSEE and ADEDY announced a new and 24-hour strike on May 17. trade union leadership said that if the government put the bill to a vote before the strike date will be reviewed.

A source: RIA News

Author: Gennady Melnik

Tags: Greece Strikes, Holidays, Transport