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A worker pulls a loaded cart inside a warehouse of Vanos marine supply company.
By Karolina Tagaris
Nikos Mavrikos has fired half of his employees since 2010 as the Greek economy imploded, leaving his ship supply business on the verge of collapse. February marked a turning point, however: Mavrikos made a hire, his first in four years.
Media employees and port workers will stage a nationwide strike in Greece on Tuesday, a day ahead of a 24-hour general strike against austerity measures.
The media sector demands new collective contracts, as well as an end to mass layoffs and delays of salaries, as the website Dnevnik.bg has reported.