Workers across Greece strike over fatal train collision

A woman runs in front of a ship docked during a strike announced by the Panhellenic Seamen's Federation at the port of Piraeus, Greece, 08 March 2023. EFE/EPA/GEORGE VITSARAS

Athens, Mar 8 (EFE).- Public sector workers in Greece went on strike on Wednesday in response to the deadly train collision that killed 57 people last week. The strike was called by the Greek civil servants’ confederation (ADEDY) and has been backed by maritime and public transport workers, doctors, teachers and actors. Railway workers were … Read more

Strikers block refineries in France over pension reforms

Passengers walk at Gare de Lyon station amid a disruption in train services during a new day of nationwide strike led by French trade unions against the government's planned reform to the pension system, in Paris, France, 07 March 2023. EFE/EPA/TERESA SUAREZ

Paris, Mar 7 (EFE).- Over a million people in France went on strike Tuesday to protest against the government’s unpopular pension reforms which would raise the minimum retirement age from 62 to 64 years. Some 320 demonstrations have been organized across France and police are expecting between 1.1 and 1.4 million people to take part.  … Read more

Thousands of passengers grounded due to strike at 7 German airports

Frankfurt, Germany, Feb 17 (EFE).- A strike on Friday paralyzed air traffic at seven major airports in Germany, including the European Union’s busiest, Frankfurt. Over 2,300 flights have been canceled, with some 300,000 passengers expected to be affected by the 24-hour, multi-sector strike by ground staff, air traffic controllers and public sector workers called by … Read more