Fatal accident prompts strike at Perama Ship Repair Zone

File photo. [InTime News]

Workers at the Perama Ship Repair Zone, situated northwest of the Piraeus port, have initiated a fresh 24-hour strike on Wednesday in response to a fatal accident that took place on Tuesday. As part of their protest, employees will gather outside the ISAP electric railway station in Piraeus at 10 a.m., while the Piraeus Labor Center has organized a rally at Korai Square in Piraeus at 7 p.m.

In a meeting held on Tuesday, representatives from the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Island Policy, the Labor Ministry, and worker representatives convened to address the issue and enhance health and safety measures for the workforce. It was collectively agreed to increase the minimum required working hours for technical safety personnel during ship repair works over the next three months, taking into account the warmer weather conditions.

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