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Seamen announce rolling 48-hour strikes

The national seamens union (PNO) was expected to embark on a series of rolling 48-hour strikes on Monday in protest at government legislation that foresees labor contracts being determined through negotiations with individual companies as opposed to the unions collective contracts agreed with ferry company owners.

The measure was part of a multi-bill expected to be submitted to a Parliamentary vote on Sunday.

The industrial action was expected to disrupt passenger and cargo ferry services.

ekathimerini.com , Saturday March 29, 2014 (17:38)  
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