Greece to hold general strike on February 4 over social security bill

All unions in Greece have decided on a general strike in the private and public sector  on February 4 – even police will be on strike, but a day later, on February 5. Firefighters and the coast guard will also be on  strike.

The union of workers and employees in the Public Electricity Corporation (Public Power Corporation) is also to participate in the strike.

Physicians, engineers, lawyers and self-employed  are also expected to join the general strike.

Seamen are already on strike but announced they will also participate in the general strike of February 4.

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