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A six-hour work stoppage…

A state hospital employee throws a tub of yogurt at the Health Ministry yesterday at the end of a protest march by workers. Public hospitals, state health clinics and ambulance services were operating on skeleton staff yesterday as employees walked off the job over pay demands. Workers in regional parts of Greece launched a 24-hour strike, while those in Athens decided on a six-hour work stoppage from 9 a.m. onward.