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Greek workers rally against transport reform bill

02-16-2011 08:18 BJT

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Striking Greek workers are continuing to demonstrate against a proposed transport reform bill.

More than a thousand protesters took part in Tuesday's rally. They were protesting against the bill that would include changes such as wage reduction, staff transfer, and ending of some temporary job contracts.

The moves are part of an austerity program aimed at pulling Greece out of a debt crisis.

Transport workers have been staging walkouts and protests for several weeks, and union officials say they will continue calling for industrial action, even after the bill is passed. The march follows a day of strikes, during which public transport services in Athens were shut down for 24 hours.

 

 

 

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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