Greek metro halted, ships docked in protest over right to strike

Click For Larger Image & Read More
Greek metro halted, ships docked in protest...
 © CyprusMail 2018
The Athens subway came to a standstill on Friday as Greeks protested against new reforms that parliament is set to approve on Jan. 15 in return for bailout funds, including restrictions on the right to strike.

In the first major industrial upheaval of 2018, the shutdown of the Athens metro, used by some 938,000 commuters daily, caused traffic gridlock in the city of 3.8 million people.

Ships were unable to sail as workers went on strike and state-run hospitals had to rely on reserve staff as doctors walked off the job. More work stoppages were expected on Monday.

...


This article was automatically added to our system 12-1-2018

Greek metro halted, ships docked in protest over right to strike


The contents of this article including any associated images are © CyprusMail 2018
Views & opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and/or CyprusMail .

  • Click For More Info
Advertise Here

Trending Cyprus News

Article Tags: greek, metro, halted, ships, docked, protest, right, strike,

 

  • Click For More Info
Advertise Here

24hr News