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Strike action in retail sector planned this Sunday

Strike action in retail sector planned this Sunday

The Federation of Private Employees (OIYE) has called all a nationwide strike in the retail trade sector on Sunday, July 20, in protest against the opening of stores on Sundays, reports ANA-MPA.

The Federation called on associations, labour organisations and the employees of the sector to participate in the strike.

Shops throughout Greece will be allowed to open this Sunday, which is falls in the first week of the summer sales that started on July 14.

They will also be open in the selected tourist destinations, the Attica district of Pikermi and the centre of Athens and Thessaloniki, where Sunday opening for all categories of shops is being implemented on a pilot basis.