24-hour strike against austerity


The ADEDY public sector confederation organised a 24-hour strike on 19 December in its latest protest at austerity measures. It argues that the cuts in public sector are so deep that it can no longer operate effectively and deliver services to citizens. It is difficult to keep up with the "reforms" being imposed on public sector workers but this article by the EIRO industrial relations observatory reviews some of the main cuts and freezes on pay and recruitment. There is a new public sector pay structure, a weakening of the role of trade unions and restructuring of public sector organisations, all carried out without any form of social dialogue.
Read more at > ADEDY (GR)
And at > EIRO (EN)

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