athens - Ferries remain in port, trains stand still stay close to the depot and schools and banks. Public life is mostly flat Thursday in Greece. The two largest trade union confederations have called a general strike in protest against even deeper spending cuts and tax increases. Also, the unions do not agree with labor market reforms that would make the government.
Opponents point an accusing finger at the EU and the IMF, the lenders of the Greek government as they continue to require measures to reduce public deficits. ' The burden is already unbearable ', says union GSEE. ' The downturn should finally cease. ''
Both government employees and people working in business, participate in the strike. People who want to go to demonstrations, to reach their destination by public transport. A part of the day there are buses and the Athens metro is between 10. 00 and 16. 00 hours of operation, the Greek newspaper Kathimerini wrote.