Greek seamen extend strike over collective wage agreement, labour rights

Passengers that were travelling overnight, carry their luggage next to moored passenger ferries during a 24-hour strike of Greece's seamen's federation PNO against austerity policies affecting their sector, at the port of Piraeus, Greece, September 3, 2018. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek ships remained docked at the country’s ports on Monday as seamen started a strike to demand the restoration of wages and labour rights, following the expiry of Greece’s third bailout programme last month. The 24-hour walkout was organised by Greece’s seamen federation (PNO), which said in a statement that negotiations with […]

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