Location: Athens and locations throughout Greece
Event: Public sector and private sector employees announced a 24-hour Panhellenic General Strike for April 6, 2022. Demonstrations related to the strike are scheduled in Klafthmonos Square and Syntagma Square in Athens at 11:00am. Additional demonstrations are expected in major cities throughout the day.
The following strikes are scheduled for Wednesday, April 6, 2022 (12:00am to 11:59pm), unless otherwise noted:
- Ferry and boat employees will be on a 24-hour strike.
- Athens Metro (Lines 2 & 3) will be on a 24-hour strike.
- Athens Green Line Train (Line 1) will be on a 24-hour strike.
- Trams will be on a 24-hour strike.
- Trolleys will be on a 24-hour strike.
- Buses will operate from 09:00 – 21:00.
- Air Traffic Controllers Union will join the strike (timing TBD).
Other organizations may decide to join the 24-hour Panhellenic General Strike for April 6, 2022 without prior warning. Please monitor www.apergia.gr and local media for last minute strike notifications.
Actions to Take:
- Review your travel plans.
- Contact your airline or travel company for assistance.
- Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.
- Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Keep a low profile.
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