Thursday, February 24, 2011

Dis Strike Greece

For 24-hour strike by hundreds of thousands of private sector workers and public workers in Greece, nearly paralyzing the entire State of the Gods, this day.

As reported by the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday (23/02/2011), The workers went on strike against savings program expressed by the government.

The strike is affecting some public service offices, ministries, municipal offices, courts and hospitals. Schools were closed during the strike. While state-owned enterprises operating with reduced staff.

Mass transport in the capital, Athens, such as buses, trams, and subway, all experienced delays. While the reduced electric train departure schedule.

More than 40 domestic flights were canceled after air traffic supervisor to leave work their jobs. Ferry trip to the islands around Greece also experienced delays in the schedule.

The strike led by the two umbrella union GSEE and ADEDY namely Greece, occurred after the Greek government considered unable to cope with recession for years. This is also exacerbated by the economic reform measures and government savings.