Category: society


Hellenic Seamen’s federation extends strike to Thursday

The Hellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) declared a new 24-hour strike for Thursday for all ship categories.  The new action extends a 24-hour strike called for Wednesdasy (06:00) to Thursday (06:00). The federation is protesting against a shipping ministry decision that, according to the federation, allows freighters to sail with minimum “safe manning” crews. Ships throughout […]

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No Ferries in Greece on April 18 due to 24-hour Strike

Ferries in Greece will remain docked on Wednesday, April 18, due to a 24-hour strike announced by the Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO). The federation said it will hold the strike from 6am on Wednesday and end it at 6 am the next day. The 24-hour strike has been announced in protest of a Shipping Ministry decision that allows cargo […]

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Survey: The best 25 companies to work for in Greece

Great Place to Work Hellas, the largest survey of the work environment in Greece, has announced the results of its Best Workplaces 2018 research. The Best Workplaces 2018 survey was conducted for the 16th consecutive year with the academic support of ALBA Graduate Business School, the American College of Greece, awarding 25 companies divided into […]

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Greek Museums, Sites Closed for Four Hours on April 7

Greek state guards at museums and archaeological sites have announced a 4-hour protest work stoppage on Holy Saturday, April 7. Museums and archaeological sites in Greece will remain closed to the public from 8 am to noon. The Panhellenic Union of Employees for the Guarding of Antiquities (PEYFA) is demanding, among other things, the establishment […]

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