ADEDY announces strike and demonstration for 12th of November
The civil servant confederation ADEDY has announced a strike for Thursday the 12th of November in response to the…
The civil servant confederation ADEDY has announced a strike for Thursday the 12th of November in response to the government policies and measures that affecting the middle and working classes. ADEDY has called a demonstration for 11am on Klafthmonos Square, with protests also to be carried out in other major cities and towns across Greece.
In its statement ADEDY argues that the third bailout that was recently agreed perpetuates “the extreme austerity policies and violent redistribution of income against the middles and working classes”, while overturning popular sovereignty and enforcing the domination of the country’s creditors.
As such, ADEDY demands the:
- Establishment and expansion of a socially-aware and redistributive pension system while preserving benefits
- Immediate permanent staff recruitments in healthcare, education, local government and pension funds
- Restoration and unfreezing of wages in the public sector
- Introduction of a fair and merit-based system for the selection of supervisors
- Maintaining of strategic sectors of the economy in public hands
- Prevention of selling off public assets
- Abolition of the ENFIA real estate tax, reduction of the VAT and introduction of a fair taxation system
- Protection against auctions of primary residences
- Abolition of the old and new bailout agreements
- Write off the country’s public debt