Thessaloniki: The playgrounds 16/11 are locked together with cafes, cafes – bars
The playgrounds in Thessaloniki, the owners of which support the respective movement of the restaurant, will remain closed on Tuesday, November 16, protesting against the new measures of the coronavirus.
Specifically, in its announcement the Association of Playgrounds and Related Professions N. Thessaloniki states that it supports the focus of the focus on work (see here) and calls on the state to provide state care and assistance so that stores can survive the effects of the pandemic. The shopkeepers immediately ask for the reinforcement of the industry, at the time when they are called to pay rents and bills for the months that were closed by state order.
“Despite the commitment of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis that no one will be left behind, We are called to pay all the financial obligations that burden our businesses and families now without ANY STATE AID and with a constant war of doctors and media, in order to prevent customers from entering our stores. It is necessary the support of our industry in order to be able to keep our stores open “, the announcement states, among other things.
Focus rolls down the focus
It is reminded that as he first informed you TyposThes, in a nationwide mobilization, we will proceed to the catering stores next Tuesday. In its announcement the Panhellenic Federation of Restaurant & Related Professions (POESE) points out that thousands of jobs are now at risk and calls on the government to take support measures for the catering industry.
“The focus is bloody. Padlocks and job losses are just around the corner. On Tuesday, November 16, 2021 we join forces and close our stores for 24 hours throughout Greece. Delivery of a resolution on the same day to the Prime Minister at the Maximos Palace at 12.00. “Respecting health, we are looking for sustainable support measures so that we and our thousands of employees can survive,” emphasizes POESE.
The 9 support measures requested by the catering industry
The demands of the catering sector, as cited by the WTO, are the following:
• Adjustment of fines and their transfer to the offender.
• Change of repayable deposit to NON-refundable.
• Participation in the download by participating in the competent committees.
• Energy cost and rent subsidy.
• Subsidy of employer contributions or suspension of employment contracts.
• Exemption from the filing of municipal fees.
• Reduction of VAT to 6%.
• Continuation of the subsidy of loan installments.
• New funding similar to those of 2020 and the beginning of 2021.
In addition, the WTO proposes Establishment of a Special Secretariat or Catering Chamber and the resolution of labor costs with special regulations in distortions of labor legislation which do not take into account the high intensity of additional costs of the industry (night, evening, holidays, weekends) and its uniqueness, in all jobs.