• Short Summary

    CREWS OF GREEK COASTAL PASSENGER SHIPS WENT ON STRIKE ON THURSDAY FOR 56 HOURS.THE MEN?

  • Description

    CREWS OF GREEK COASTAL PASSENGER SHIPS WENT ON STRIKE ON THURSDAY FOR 56 HOURS.THE MEN ARE CLAIMING A 10 PER CENT PAY INCREASE, AND SHORTER WORKING HOURS.TO BACK THEIR DEMANDS, THE CREWS HAVE THREATENED TO CALL A GENERAL STRIKE.

    THIS IS A NEW PROBLEM FOR THE "CARETAKER" GOVERNMENT LED BY MR.PANAYOTIS PIPINELIS, THE PRIME MINISTER.TOGETHER WITH THE SHIP OWNERS, THE GOVERNMENT HAS OPPOSED THE MEN'S DEMANDS.THE ROYAL HELLENIC NAVY HAS BEEN CALLED IN.SIX SHIPS HAVE BEEN PLACED AT THE DISPOSAL OF THE MERCHANT MARINE MINISTRY TO HELP IN THE INTER-ISLAND PASSENGER SERVICES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACCKW9DUSZ0T71PWV76R1MNAOV
    Media URN:
    VLVACCKW9DUSZ0T71PWV76R1MNAOV
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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