martedì 11 ottobre 2011
Macrhes and occupations all around Athens today-Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Tuesday 11/10 starts with marches of the employees in Athens central hospitals. Workers in Sortiria and General State hospitals are marching towards the parliament from Vas. Sofias Av. while the workers of Red Cross Hospital are marching there through Stadiou st. The two first hospitals are occupied by the employees.
The workers in the municipalities have occupied several municipal buildings all around the country and the landfills of Athens are blockaded so rubbish are not collected, workers in the municipalities are about to start their march at 12:00 GMT+2. The same time primary and high school teachers are having a rally in Klathmonos Sq.
Premises of several government’s ministries are occupied e.g. ministries of education, the home office and buildings that house services of the ministry of finance, while the central building of state-owned Agricultural Bank in Panepistimiou st. are as well occupied by the workers of the bank.
The workers of the state-owned company Oil refineries are blockading the premises of the company and have decided for a non-stop strike (at least for 10 days) so petrol stations all around the country have long queues of cars. The entire union of workers in petroleum, oil refineries and chemical industry are on strike.
In Thessaloniki workers occupied the Company of Water and Sewing of the city along several municipal buildings.
Yesterday the government in a very provocative movement announced the bail out of one more bank the Proton Bank for more than .000.000 Euro of public money.