A nationwide general labour strike has been called for Wednesday, May 11 by the country’s two largest umbrella union federations in the private and public sector, GSEE and ADEDY, was announced by the GSEE executive committee on Monday.

“The strike is the workers’ response to the problems faced by the unemployed, the workers and the pensioners who, according to the national plan on the economy, are again the ones who are called to pay the bill,” GSEE President Yiannis Panagopoulos stated.