Two main unions to hold walk­out on Novem­ber 12

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The coun­try’s um­brella union for civil ser­vants, ADEDY, yes­ter­day called on mem­bers to stage a strike on Novem­ber 12, join­ing the pri­vate sec­tor union, GSEE. ADEDY said it was call­ing its ac­tion to protest pen­sion re­forms be­ing planned by the gov­ern­ment which, it said, will deal the “fi­nal blow” to cash-starved Greek so­cial se­cu­rity funds. GSEE called its strike on Mon­day af­ter coali­tion MPs ap­proved a rash of aus­ter­ity mea­sures, in­clud­ing fur­ther pen­sion cuts and tax in­creases, in a bid to un­lock res­cue loans.

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