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Judges' pay row goes to Greek court

Judges and prosecutors in Greece have decided to suspend their go-slow protest over pay cuts and take their grievance to court.

Constitutionally barred from striking, the judges and prosecutors decided in mid-September to leave the bench at 10.30am each day and take no cases after that time of day.

The move has further burdened a judicial system that already is slow in Greece.

Many Greeks are facing pay cuts during the country's economic crisis, but the judges and prosecutors were angered by their latest ones, which were imposed late last year, retroactive to August.

On Saturday, they voted to take their grievance to the Wages Arbitration Court.


From Belfast Telegraph