Friday, February 06, 2009

Telecoms work stoppage in Athens on Friday

Hellenic Telecoms Organization (OTE) employees throughout Attica prefecture will stage a three-hour work stoppage on Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to noon, scheduled to coincide with an extraordinary General Assembly of OTE shareholders to take place at a central Athens hotel.

The OTE employees' umbrella federation OME-OTE, in an announcement on Tuesday, called on OTE employees to demonstrate outside the hotel, with the purpose of halting the concession of OTE management to German telecom Deutsche Telekon.

It also called on the government to take measures to that OTE will remain under state control and in the service of the citizens and the employees.

Athens News Agency

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