The ADEDY public sector confederation will be joining with the GSEE private sector confederation and other trade union and professional organisations in a 24-hour general strike on 30 May in protest at the continuing austerity being imposed on workers and citizens. ADEDY says that public sector workers are still suffering from pay cuts of up to 40% while more precarious working conditions have spread across the public services and there are critical staff shortages in important areas of health and social services.
Confederations announce 24-hour general strike
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A 24-hour strike called by the ADEDY and GSEE confederations on 14 December had widespread impact on public services across the country. The confederations were protesting at further austerity measures with plans for cuts in pensions and take-home pay as well as threats to the right to strike. EPSU sent a solidarity message.
EPSU General Secretary wrote to EPSU affiliated unions in Greece to express EPSU’s support for their 24-hour strike action today, Thursday 8 December. We find it astonishing that the Eurogroup is demanding further reductions in worker and trade union rights.We agree wholeheartedly with the ITUC and