State Legal Council: Greek Government’s Appeal on Manolada Case Will Be Revoked

Greece's State Legal Council has announced they will revoke the request by Greece's government to review a ruling by a European court concluding that...

Greek Civil Service Ranked Third From Bottom in Effectiveness

The Greek civil service has always been the butt of many jokes by the country’s citizens. It’s renowned ineffectiveness often brings misery and frustration...

Greek Unemployment Falls, But Still Remains Highest in the EU

Data released on Thursday by the Greek statistics agency ELSTAT show that the unemployment rate dropped to 21.7 percent in April from 22.0 percent...

Six in Ten Greek University Graduates are Paid Less Than €800 per Month

The salaries of six in ten university graduates in Greece are less than 800 euros per month, a Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research...

Greek Museum and Archaeological Site Guards Announce Work Stoppages for Thursday

The archaeological sites and museums of the Prefecture of Attica will remain closed from 8 am to 11 am on Thursday, July 6, due...

New Government Garbage Collectors Deadlock Leaves Greece Amid Mounts of Trash

Monday's new meeting between the temporary municipal workers union (POE-OTA) and Greek Minister of the Interior Panos Skourletis ended in a deadlock. As a result,...

Sanitary Workers’ Strike Continues; More Rallies and Nationwide Strikes Announced

Following a meeting with Greece's Interior Minister Panos Skourletis on Saturday with POE-OTA, the local authority union confederation, the leadership of POE-OTA said that...

Athens Tourist Spots Surrounded by Garbage Mounts Due to Collectors Strike

The streets of Athens, including major tourist areas, are filled with mounts of garbage as the municipal trash collectors continue their strike that started...

Study: 1 in 2 Greek Potential Employees Lack Skills the Market Needs

Despite high unemployment figures, Greek businesses find it difficult to hire because one in two potential employees lacks the skills the market requires, a...

Greek Municipal Workers Likely to Escalate Strike Beyond Thursday

The municipal workers union POE-OTA are to decide whether to continue their strike, threatening not collect the garbage from city streets beyond Thursday unless...

Municipal Worker Unionists Occupy Greek Ministry of Interior Headquarters

Protesters of the municipal workers union POE-OTA occupied the Ministry of the Interior on Monday, demanding to meet with the minister over the permanent...

Child Labor in Greece Decreases Despite Crisis

Child labor in Greece is decreasing, despite the economic crisis, according to the latest UNICEF figures from 2014. As presented in the UNICEF report entitled...

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