Athens metro employees will participate with a work-stoppage during a nationwide 24-hour general strike called by private and public sector unions, GSEE and ADEDY, for Wednesday, May 11, it was announced on Monday.
The decision to hold a three-hour work stoppage from the beginning of the shift until 8 a.m. was made to facilitate the people's access to downtown Athens, where rallies are scheduled to take place, the metro employees’ trade unions announced.

Meanwhile, OTOE, the union representing bank employees, called on its members to participate in the May 11 general strike.

A bank employees’ union statement underlined that any discussion on wage cuts is rejected, stressing that it will not remain idle when faced with "an all-out attack targeting the democratic institution of free collective labour bargaining."