The working-class history of the Hellenic Republic (Greece)
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- Filipino Workers In Greece Protest
- Militant, 14 August 1995. 55 terminated
Filipino garment workers camped outside the embassy to
demand an extension of their August 20 deportation
order. They had been working for Alexander Fashions on the
Island of Kos for nearly five years under an agreement
between the company and the Philippine government.
- Week of protests against budget cuts
- Workers World, 2 January 1997. Austerity budget
for 1997 sparks working-class protests.
- Greek Strike Disrupts Urban, Air And Sea
- Reuters, Thursday 7 December 2000. Thousands of protesting
workers marched through Athens to parliament, where a
controversial labor law was being debated. The General
Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE) and its public sector
sister ADEDY staged the 24-hour action. Reforms include
easier group dismissals by corporations and flexible working
hours, and falls short of satisfying labor demands for a
35-hour week without a reduction in pay.
- Greece in strike standstill
- BBC News Online, Thursday 17 May 2001. Greece has come to
a standstill as the second general strike in under a month
has taken hold across the country. Protests at government
proposals to overhaul the pensions system have paralysed
public transport, business and the civil service.
- Striking workers gather in Greece
- Ananova, Tuesday 18 June 2002. Thousands of
striking workers have gathered in front of parliament in
Greece as politicians prepared to debate controversial
social security reforms. The reforms have been strongly
opposed by Greece's powerful unions.