Greek Federation of Health Workers Announced 24-Hour Strike on Thursday

November 24, 2020

ATHENS — The Panhellenic Federation of Public Hospital Employees (POEDIN) on Tuesday announced that it will participate in a 24-hour strike announced by the public-sector workers' union federation ADEDY on Thursday, November 26, and is organising rallies at the gate of hospitals at 8:00. At noon it is planning a rally outside the health ministry.

POEDIN demands the granting of a Christmas bonus to all health workers, inclusion of healthcare staff in the arduous and hazardous occupations insurance category, as well as measures to protect public health and workers in the midst of a pandemic with adequate staffing, funding, personal protective equipment and permanent jobs.


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Mission…to Alonnisos, a TNH Documentary

O oceanic you sing and sail White on your body and yellow on your chimeneas For you're tired of the filthy waters of the harbors You who loved the distant Sporades You who lifted the tallest flags You who sail clear through the most dangerous caves Hail to you who let yourself be charmed by the sirens Hail to you for never having been afraid of the Symplegades (Andreas Empeirikos)   What traveler has not been fascinated by the Greek islands, drawn by the Sirens’ song of a traveler’s dreams? TNH and our video show ‘Mission’ marked the change of the season by transporting viewers into the heart of summer.

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