Utilities, Water, Greece
On Thursday the 22nd of February a group of trade unionists including the president and vice president of EYDAP visited the European Public Service Union (EPSU) to discuss the struggles they are facing with the water privatisation in Greece.
(5 October 2016) The Greek Parliament voted to partly privatize the water companies of Athens and Thessaloniki 27 September 2016. This decision was taken despite the broad resistance to it. Unions and social movements had been fighting the proposals till the last moment. These actions included:3
(26 September 2016) Greek water workers of the Athens and Thessaloniki water companies stopped work this 26 September. They will engage in a 24h strike on the 27th. They are protesting the privatization of the Athens and Thessaloniki Water companies. The Greek government under pressure of the