Civil mobilization

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Civil mobilization is the legal compulsion for civilians to work, in distinction to military mobilization. It has been used on a number of occasions by a number of governments. This generally makes striking illegal for the duration of the mobilization.

Belgium 1964[edit]

To prevent a doctors strike the Belgium government, in April 1964, issued a civil mobilization order for hospital doctors and military doctors.

Greece 2010-2015[edit]

In Greece civil mobilization orders were made for dock workers, teachers[1] and power workers .[2]

Civil mobilization in Greece during Greek debt crisis
Year Workers
2010 Truck drivers[3]
2011 Municipal cleaning staff[4]
2013 Workers in athens metro, tram and electric railway[5]
2013 Maritime workers [6]
2013 High school teachers[7]
2014 Electricity power workers[8]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/2013/05/11/greek-govt-to-issue-86000-civil-mobilization-orders-for-teachers-before-the-strike/
  2. ^ http://www.stopcartel.org/civil-mobilization/
  3. ^ "Still no gas, as truck drivers put foot down". ekathimerini.com. Retrieved 31 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Επιστράτευση απεργών - Σε επιφυλακή ο στρατός" (in Greek). ethnos.gr. Retrieved 31 July 2015.
  5. ^ "Metro strike ends as workers forced to return to jobs". ekathimerini.com. Retrieved 31 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Greek government proceeds with conscription of maritime workers". protothema.gr. Retrieved 31 July 2015.
  7. ^ "Greek govt threatens to arrest teachers over strike". rt.com. Retrieved 31 July 2015.
  8. ^ "Greece orders power workers to end strike". ft.com. Retrieved 31 July 2015.

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