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SYRIZA MP calls upon supporters of 11 university employees arrested today to continue their vigil outside city courts | by Teacher Dude's BBQ
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SYRIZA MP calls upon supporters of 11 university employees arrested today to continue their vigil outside city courts

Greek police raided the Aristotelion University of Thessaloniki this morning, arresting 11 employees who had been part of an ongoing occupation of the Dean's office. The protest has been in response to the refusal of contractors used by the university to pay workers salaries for over three months.

 

Those arrested were released temporarily after their court case was adjourned till Monday.

 

With lay offs skyrocketing many unscrupulous employers have been using the fear of unemployment to delay or even stop payment of salaries, banking on the fact that people will continue working rather than face certain joblessness.

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Taken on November 30, 2012