Greek Economy Stagnant as Euro Zone Figures are on the Rise

The Greek economy remains in recession while figures for the rest of the euro zone have taken a positive turn with growth on the...

Hellas Gold Starts Operations of Olympiada Gold Mine in April

Hellas Gold plans to begin operation of its mines in Olympiada Chalkidiki in April, the company's officials told reporters, adding that the official opening...

Starting Greek Professionals Will Have to Repay Discounted Security Contributions Retroactively

A circular of the new single security fund (EFKA) says that starting Greek professionals will pay discounted contributions for the first five years, but...

Self-Employed Greeks Closing Their Books Due to Social Security Tax Reforms

Tax offices have reported that the self-employed of Greece have opted to close their books or transform their companies in order to avoid the...

Report: Greeks Severely Underemployed, New Jobs Pay Less Than €600 Monthly

New jobs are offering increasingly low salaries in Greece according to data from the Labor Ministry’s Ergani database. According to the data presented in the...

Greek Government to Permanently Hire Thousands of Contract Municipal Workers

The Greek government is prepared to introduce an amendment that will allow thousands of municipal contract workers to be hired on a permanent basis...

Greece European Champion in Unemployment With 1.1 Mln Jobless

For another month, Greece ranks first in unemployment in the European Union with about 1.1 million jobless, according to Eurostat. The European statistical authority figures...

OECD: Greeks Work More Hours Than All Europeans

Greeks rank fourth worldwide in the number of hours they work, coming after Mexico (2,246 hours per year), Costa Rica (2,230 hours) and South...

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...

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