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24 Jun 2020 | 05:13 AM UTC

Greece: Municipal workers to strike nationwide on June 24

Greece News Alert

Labour union representing municipal workers call for nationwide strike on June 24 with associated demonstration planned in Athens; avoid all demonstrations

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/24/2020, 12:00 AM until 6/25/2020, 11:59 PM (Europe/Athens). COUNTRY/REGION Athens, Greece


The POE-OTA union has called for a nationwide five-hour strike on Wednesday, June 24, to protest against a range of issues, including the privatization of certain government services. The strike will reportedly last from 07:00 to 12:00 (local time), with an associated demonstration planned outside the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs in Athens from 09:00. 

A heightened security presence is to be expected in the vicinity of the demonstration, and localized disruptions to business and transportation around the protest site may occur.


Individuals present in Greece are advised to monitor developments to the situation, plan accordingly for transportation delays, and allow extra time for travel.


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