Fire­fight­ers de­mand end to hir­ing freeze

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Fire­fight­ers in full res­cue gear held a rally in front of the Greek Par­lia­ment in Athens yes­ter­day, de­mand­ing that the left­ist-led gov­ern­ment re­hire 1,320 work­ers on short-term con­tracts. Fire­men have been press­ing to be in­cluded on a list of ex­emp­tions from the hir­ing freeze that ap­plies to some other emer­gency ser­vices. Mem­bers of the fire ser­vice are also de­mand­ing that the gov­ern­ment en­sure their pro­fes­sion is in­cluded in the cat­e­gory of haz­ardous and un­healthy oc­cu­pa­tions.

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