ATHENS, Greece (Reuters) — Greece’s flag carrier Olympic Airlines was expected to cancel 61 of its scheduled flights on Wednesday due to postponed May Day rallies and a 24-hour strike by civil aviation unions.

The Greek government scrapped the May 1 holiday, which is traditionally celebrated with rallies, after it fell on Orthodox Easter Sunday this year. It said May Day could be marked on Wednesday instead, but that it would not be a public holiday, angering unions.

The government insisted Monday that anyone taking part in postponed May Day rallies Wednesday would not get a paid day off. Some workers were further infuriated when parliament announced it would be shut on May 11, but that deputies would still get paid. Verder …

Kijk, daar komen ze al in opstand als hun zeg maar ‘Dag van de Arbeid’ in gevaar komt. Hier wordt het gehele sociale systeem voor onze neuzen afgebroken en blijft de Nederlander nog steeds dreinerig voor de tv zitten…