The employees of the Press and Information Office are going on a two-hour work stoppage, from 11 am to 1 pm, protesting against the concession of part of the second floor of the building where they are housed in the Legal Service, to cover its own housing needs.
For days now, the employees of the ITP had authorized the leadership of their branch to take dynamic measures and the current work stoppage, decided in consultation with PASYDY, is the first step of reaction “for the way of dealing with the Office and its reasonable concerns.” staff “. According to a circular of the board of directors of the branch of GTP employees, which was sent yesterday, last Wednesday there were meetings of its delegation with the leadership of PASYDY and the general secretary. of the Ministry of Interior, in the presence of the Deputy Director of the GTP and officials of the Technical Services of the Ministry of Interior, during which the branch was informed that by Wednesday, March 3, 2021 the south wing of the second floor of the GTP must have been handed over to the Legal Service.
“After this development and given that the ministry did not take into account the reports of its Technical Services and PASYDY in relation to the problems that arise, the Board of Directors of the Branch decided to invite all staff to come down tomorrow (today). “Friday, February 26, 2021 in a two-hour warning work stoppage, from 11.00 to 13.00, as the first step in our reaction to the way of dealing with the Office and the reasonable concerns of the staff”, the circular adds. As “F” wrote again, due to the assignment of part of the second floor of the GTP to the Legal Service, around 30 employees of the GTP are affected, who are called to move to the offices of their colleagues on the first floor and on the ground floor of the GTP, a development that through pandemic causes additional upset.
It is noted that in order to cover the increased needs of the Legal Service for offices, due to the recruitment of lawyers, three other services are also affected – the office of the Commissioner for the Protection of the Rights of the Child, the office of the Commissioner for Legislation and the Tax Council – which will move to building on Prodromos Avenue.