Yesterday, June 29 in Greece again passed a universal 24-hour strike in protest against the Government's intention to reform the insurance pension system.
The protest was declared a major trade union associations, public and private sectors. Do not go, passenger and freight trains and commuter trains. Joined the action employees airports, except air traffic controllers. In the capital of Greece - Athens and worked intermittently urban transport.The strikers blocked the largest passenger port in Europe - Piraeus.
Greek pro-communist trade union "ADEDY" issued a proclamation, which including explains the meaning of a strike like this: "All together, we oppose the plundering of our income, deserving of the Middle Ages up to the labor legislation, and against the abolition of our pension and insurance rights."
The Greek government agreed to an unprecedented sale of state property, including land, as well as implement the privatization program. Being eliminated the practice of payments to state employees during the year two additional wages - at Christmas and Easter. With the current 53 to 67 years increases the retirement age. The program of austerity, provides that for the coming three years the country's budget deficit will be reduced by 10% and reach the level of 3% of GDP.
Source: According to online media, as well as http://athens.indymedia.org
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