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Workers of Marinopoulos Supermarket Chain Go On Strike

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Workers of Marinopoulos Supermarket Chain Go On Strike
  The Workers of the Marinopoulos (former Carrefour) made an important step in the organization of their struggle. With meetings that took place inside the supermarkets, the workers discussed the developments and decided to take the situation in their own hands. With the support of 4 sector unions (of Athens, Piraeus, West Attica and Lavrio) and the Marinopoulos Union of North Greece, they decided to call for a strike on July 22. The Marinopoulos Supermarker that employs more than 12.000 workers all over Greece applied for bankruptcy procedures, leaving the workers unpaid and in...
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Meeting of Trade Unions of Athens on the 17th Congress of WFTU

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Meeting of Trade Unions of Athens on the 17th Congress of WFTU
On Monday, June 13, PAME hosted a meeting of Athens Trade Unions and National Federations on the 17th World Trade Union Congress, its importance and goals. In the meeting took part comrade George Mavrikos, General Secretary of the WFTU, who informed about the conditions, during which the 17th World Trade Union Congress is to take place, the importance of its location, in South Africa with the long, heroic trade union history and the need to strengthen internationalism and solidarity. On behalf of the Executive Secretariat of PAME was highlighted the continuous support to WFTU from the class...
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Solidarity with Edgar Sarango-Protest at the Consulate of Ecuador in Athens

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Solidarity with Edgar Sarango-Protest at the Consulate of Ecuador in Athens
PAME held a protest at the Consulate of Ecuador in Athens demanding the immediate release of the trade unionist Edgar Sarango. PAME condemned the arrest of the trade union leader as part of the antiworkers attack of the neoliberal government of Rafael Correa and aims to intimidate the workers, to stop the action and the struggles of the class trade unions. The class trade union movement of Greece expresses its solidarity with CTE and comrade Sarango. We demand his immediate release and all charges to be dropped. Photos...
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PAME-WFTU-MAS: Action of Solidarity with the French Workers

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PAME-WFTU-MAS: Action of Solidarity with the French Workers
On Thursday, May 26, a delegation of PAME (All Workers Militant Front), WFTU (World Federation of Trade Unions) and MAS (Militant Students Front) held a protest at the Embassy of France in Athens. The action aims to express the Solidarity of the workers and the youth of Greece, and of the WFTU, with the Struggle of the workers of France. In a provocative response, the French Embassy refused to meet with the representatives of the Trade Unions, who were “welcomed” by the Embassy’s Head of Security. The delegation condemned this behavior of the Embassy, which is in accordance with the...
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Greece: WFTU and PAME delegation held official protest at the Israeli Embassy

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Greece: WFTU and PAME delegation held official protest at the Israeli Embassy
During an official protestation at the Embassy of Israel in Athens, Greece,​on Monday 22nd June 2015,​WFTU and PAME Delegation ​was accepted by appointed representative of the State of Israel​.​   A WFTU Statement was delivered denouncing the illegal and undemocratic arrest and deportation of its cadre, Alexandra ​Liberi, from the State of Israel the morning of Sunday 14 June 2015​. The appointed ​representative of ​the Embassy informed the delegation that official response will be provided by the Government of Israel on the issue in due...

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