December 20, 2012
Greece is ending the year where it spent most of 2012 – in the spotlight. Public sector workers are holding a 24-hour general strike today, in protest at the country’s austerity programme and the prospect of looming job cuts.
The walkout is the latest attempt to derail Athens’ fiscal reform programme, and was called by the ADEDY union. It hopes for a decent turnout.
As ADEDY chief Costas Tsikrikas said: