Greek police fire teargas at protesting teachers in Athens
A protester prepares to hit again a tear gasoline canister to insurrection police all through an illustration towards executive plans to modify hiring procedures in the general public sector in Athens, Greece, January 11, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek police on Friday fired teargas to disperse masses of teachers protesting towards executive plans to modify hiring procedures in the general public sector.
About 2,000 protesters, maximum of them with the Communist affiliated crew PAME, marched thru central Athens waving crimson flags and chanting slogans towards an schooling ministry invoice these days beneath public session.
They unfurled a banner studying: “Take the monstrous bill back”.
Police clashed with one of the protesters outdoor parliament and fired teargas at a gaggle that attempted to succeed in the high minister’s administrative center.
Greece iced over hirings in the general public sector all through its protracted debt disaster which started in overdue 2009. The nation’s 3rd global bailout since 2010 expired in August.
Teachers’ unions say state colleges are under-staffed and are hard the advent of extra everlasting jobs for teachers.
Reporting by means of Alkis Konstantinidis and Costas Baltas; Writing by means of Renee Maltezou; Editing by means of Gareth Jones