Strike actions in Europe

ermadog at freenet.edmonton.ab.ca ermadog at freenet.edmonton.ab.ca
Fri May 18 06:13:23 MDT 2001



On Thu, 17 May 2001, Johannes Schneider wrote:

> General strike brings Greece to standstill
> 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.
> Athens' usually jammed streets emptied as buses, taxis, trolley buses and
> the metro shut down.
> Full text:
> http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/world/europe/newsid_1335000/1335820.stm

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Thanks!

Keep this stuff coming! For a second there, I thought the revolution was
starting; but, then, I realized that I just don't ever see this much
international labour news together in one place.

Joan Cameron




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