Greek press unions expand strike against pension reforms

April 25, 2016 10:06 AM

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ATHENS, Greece – Greek press unions have expanded a strike to protest bailout creditor-demanded reforms of their taxpayer-funded pension fund, leaving the country without newspapers and news broadcasts for several days.

Journalists' unions launched their protests last week, holding two-day strikes for print, broadcast and internet media. A new three-day walkout was later called from 6 a.m. Sunday to 6 a.m. Wednesday, and unions are threatening further rolling strikes.

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