May­ors dis­cuss re­hir­ing garbage col­lec­tors

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Gior­gos Pa­toulis, pres­i­dent of the Cen­tral Union of Mu­nic­i­pal­i­ties of Greece (KEDE), yes­ter­day chaired a dis­cus­sion with KEDE mem­bers fol­low­ing a pro­tracted strike by mu­nic­i­pal garbage col­lec­tors which ended last Thursday after the gov­ern­ment and union­ists reached a com­pro­mise over a jobs dis­pute. KEDE mem­bers dis­cussed the process of re­hir­ing hun­dreds of mu­nic­i­pal work­ers whose short­term con­tracts have ei­ther ex­pired or are about to. Two weeks of protest ac­tion by the work­ers saw moun­tains of trash pile up in Athens and other ma­jor Greek cities.

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