Ferry Workers Keep Striking

ATHENS – Greek seamen, on strike for two days, said they’ll stay out out of work another two days to protest more coming austerity measures.

The strike called by The Union of Greek Seamen (UNO) said they won’t return to work at 6 a.m. on Nov. 4, hindering efforts by the government to bring refugees from islands to the nation’s capital.

The actions means that ferry boats will remain tied at port for four consecutive days, seriously affecting the transport of goods and passengers to and from Greece’s islands as well.

There was no announcement on Nov. 3 over an appeal for service to be resumed for ferry boats chartered by the government to bring thousands of refugees and migrants from the islands to the mainland.