University of Athens extends deadline for first year registrations
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University of Athens extends deadline for first year registrations

The University of Athens’ Senate convened today in order to discuss the ongoing strike of administrative staff in relation to the government’s suspension plans, which has resulted in the university unable to operate. The Senate decided to extend the registration deadline for first year students to the 15th of November and to appoint security staff so that urgent … Continue reading

high school teachers across the country have decided a 5 days strike
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high school teachers across the country have decided a 5 days strike

The majority of schools across the country have closed as teachers begin a five days strike, after the announcement of the government to transfer thousands of teachers  in other jobs at the public sector. According the union of the secondary teachers in Greece (OLME), schools have opened with 16.000 teachers less than last year. The … Continue reading

Union decides to maintain media blackout over Greek public broadcaster’s shutdown until Monday
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Union decides to maintain media blackout over Greek public broadcaster’s shutdown until Monday

A strike in the Greek media that began on Wednesday, the day after public broadcaster ERT was shut down, is set to continue until early Tuesday. The ESIEA journalists’ union decided on Thursday night that TV, radio, print and online media should remain on strike in a show of solidarity for some 2,700 ERT employees … Continue reading

video: Greek Secondary Education Teachers’ union OLME demonstration
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video: Greek Secondary Education Teachers’ union OLME demonstration

OLME (Greek Secondary Education Teachers) protest against their forced mobilisation by the government in order not to be able to strike against the new anti-labour law for secondary education teachers. The Greek government mobilises the teachers under the threat of arresting and firing them before the unions are even able to vote for or against … Continue reading