Municipal workers continue to strike throughout Europe and Middle East

Posted on November 23, 2012 • Filed under: Europe, Middle East, Travel News

Municipal workers took strike action and protested throughout Greece Tuesday to protest the latest €13.5 billion ($17 billion) austerity measures being imposed by the three-party coalition government. During the day municipal (Poe-Ota) workers struck and occupied many government buildings nationwide. Two-thirds of Greece’s 325 municipalities were closed to the public due to the strikes and protests. In Athens a demonstration was held attended by around 2,000 people.
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