Concerns Arise With Parliament’s Amendment Allowing Rehire of Municipal Contract Workers

An amendment that was just passed in Parliament before the Christmas break might allow tens of thousands of contract workers at municipalities around Greece to...

Alt. Labor Minister Antonopoulou: Government Trying to Set Economy on Fair Course of Growth

"Our aim is to heal the wounds that unemployment and poverty opened to the society and to set the economy on a course of...

Registered Unemployed in Greece Exceed One Million

The barrier of one million unemployed was exceeded again in November as 28,713 more unemployed were registered during the month, OAED says. According to new...

Greece’s ‘Brains’ who Emigrated Ask for Meritocracy to Return

"I would return to Greece if..." was the crucial question that the Brain Gain initiative posed to Greek professionals and scientists who fled the...

Nine Out of Ten Jobless in Greece Do Not Receive Unemployment Benefits

Nine out of ten Greeks without work do not receive unemployment benefits, while 73.8% of jobless have been without work for more than 12...

Restoring Collective Bargaining Is of Key Importance, Says Greek Labor Minister

Restoring collective bargaining in the labor market is of paramount importance to the Greek government, Labor Minister Efi Achtsioglou said on Thursday. Achtsioglou spoke in...

ELSTAT: Unemployment in Greece Dips Slightly in Q3 to 22.6 Percent

The debt crisis and the austerity-induced recession is reported to have wiped out around a quarter of Greece's economic revenues and has caused the...

Over 37,600 Jobs Lost in November in Greece

Over 37,600 salaried employees in the private sector lost their jobs in November, according to Greece's labor ministry figures released on Monday. According to the...

There Are 567,000 Public Sector Employees in Greece

The Greek Civil Servants' Confederation (ADEDY) on Tuesday released data on the number of public sector employees who now amount to 567,000. ADEDY announced the...

Institutions Present Draft Agreement to Athens as Negotiations Continue

On Sunday representatives of Greece's creditors presented the government with a draft agreement for completing the second review. According to a Greek finance ministry official,...

Adecco Releases ‘Employability in Greece 2016’ Survey Showing Gap Between Skill Set and Demand

Adecco staffing agency recently released data from their survey, Employability in Greece 2016 which examined the skills set that young entrepreneurs posses in comparison...

ELSTAT: Greece’s August Unemployment 1.2% Improvement From Last Year

Greece's unemployment rate rose slightly to 23.4 percent of the workforce in August, from 23.3 percent in July, but fell from 24.6 percent in August last...

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