23 | 01 | 2020

The Tourism giant «Thomas Cook», which manages, among others, hotels in Rhodes and Crete, has gone bankrupt, leaving tens of thousands of workers without a job worldwide.

This is a development that proves once again that working rights are crashed by the competitiveness of monopolies in every industry, from which neither tourists who overpay their holidays and leisure can escape.

The “growth for all” promoted by the ND government only applies to large local and foreign business companies, which either grow, either merge or go bankrupt, leaving their profits untouched. They put the burden of the losses is on the back of the workers and their families.

We call the workers of the “Thomas Cook” Group in Rhodes and Crete to contact their...

Thousands of workers took part in today’s strike and strike rallies in all cities of Greece against the anti-workers’ measures of the government.

 From the central  strike rally in Athens, the militant Greek trade unions expressed their solidarity with the workers of France, who suffer the same attack on their working rights and lives and who also were on strike on the same...

The class unions of Greece responded  to the call of PAME and thousands demonstrated on September 17 against the anti-trade union attack of the new Government of Greece.

The new Government of ND, using the anti-trade union legislation of the SYRIZA Government, wants to impose electronic registry for all union members, thus giving the employers, the police and the state the information of...

The first massive, united, class response was given by thousands of workers, unemployed, self-employed, young workers, pensioners and women at Thessaloniki with the rally of PAME during the 84th Thessaloniki International Fair, on Saturday, September 7, with the slogan:

«Class, Massive, Unifying Struggle for Contemporary Conditions of Work and Pay – For Life With Rights.»

The demonstration sent...

Intervention of Kostas Papadakis on the anti-communist prosecutions in Poland and Ukraine.

According to the press release that the Group of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) in the European Parliament issued on July 25, Kostas Papadakis, MEP of the KKE, made an intervention on the anti-communist prosecutions in Poland and Ukraine in a debate with Commissioner Vĕra Jourová in the...

Image: KKEImage: KKEEarly general elections were held in Greece on 7 July 2019, in which the Communist Party of Greece received 300,000 votes and 5.3%, with the re-election of 15 MPs to the Greek Parliament. This result was achieved in conditions of the change of the correlation of forces amongst the bourgeois parties, a generalized trend towards increasing conservatism, blackmail, disillusionment that had been...

The Communist Party of Greece (KKE) held a massive rally in Athens for the elections of July 7. According to the Party, the huge rally held in Syntagma Square sent "a clear and decisive message of militant resurgence and optimism for the battle being waged up until the last moment before the elections July 7th to strengthen the KKE." The GS of the CC of the KKE, Dimitris Koutsoumpas, noted...

Contribution of the Communist Youth of Greece (KNE) in the 15th Meeting of European Communist Youth Organisations

Dear comrades,

On behalf of the CC of KNE, we would like to thank the   Communist  Youth of Austria for hosting the 15th Meeting of  European Communist Youth Organisations (MECYO), for the first time in Austria, as well as its overall contribution to our common...

Workers in tourism sector and hotels in Greece, with unity and solidarity, are organized against the acute problems they face every day. Organized in their trade union, they launched a strike on June 19.

Among them, workers in large business groups, such as Marriot, Hilton Hotels and Vivartia food sector, demand:

  • The signing of collective agreements with increases.
  • 7 hours per day, 5 days...

On Sunday 2/6, the 2nd round of the local elections was completed in Greece. In Patras, the communist mayor Kostas Peletidis was reelected with 70.22% of the vote, while in the other 4 municipalities where the candidates of "People's Rally" took part in the 2nd round, despite the high vote percentage (Kaisariani-47.18%, Petroupoli-49.01%, Haidari-46.02%, Ikaria-42.82%), the election of a...

The Gas Workers’ Union issued a statement on their recent 10-day strike. The announcement notes:

«We are getting stronger from the strike, we remain alert after a big strike of 12 days, claiming a direct employment relationship with open-ended contracts at the Natural Gas Company, following previous mobilizations that began in 2017.

The Ministry of Environment and Energy and the DEPA Company...

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