On Monday (19-3-12) Athens Seafarers union walked out over further cuts to their pensions. The strike was 100% solid with morning picket lines well supported. During the action a car deliberately drove off the waterfront into the sea killing the driver. It later turned out to be a suicide. Local radio reported that a small business owner killed himself to avoid his debts being thrust upon his family. His car was later winched out of the harbour by the port authorities.
Film length: 18:16 The full story of Derby teaching assistants epic struggle to stop a 25% pay cut – imposed, incredibly, after an equal pay review of a workforce comprising 94% low paid women workers. […]
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