Workers of the country's public power corporation are to start rolling 48-hour strikes from Tuesday at midnight, their labor union GENOP announced on Monday.
The action, which is being held to protest the government's plans to shut down all of the country's lignite-powered plants starting next year.
Workers at the state-run Public Power Corporation will be staging a rally on Monday in Kozani, northern Greece, to protest the government's plans to shut down all of the country's lignite-powered plants starting next year.
The rally against the "sudden death" of PPC, according to unionists, will start at 5 p.m. at the main square of the town of Ptolemaida.
A 67-year-old man died on Monday morning after being accidentally shot during a wild boar hunt in a forested area between the northern Greek towns of Kozani and Florina on Sunday.
According to reporters, a fellow hunter mistook him for their quarry.
He was rushed to a hospital in the town of Ptolemaida, where he underwent surgery but died.
The winter's first snow fell on the mountains of Kalambaka in the central Greek region of Trikala on Friday.
The overnight snowfall was light and continued into Friday morning, according to Dimitris Vourlitsis, deputy mayor of Meteora, the municipality that is home to Greece's historic monastic community.
The sale of the lignite-powered plants of Public Power Corporation (PPC) is evolving into a tug-of-war between the government and potential investors, with the European Commission acting as referee. This battle is set to last until at least early this fall when the market test begins, with all sides showing their hand.