Traffic Jams all Over the Capital Due to Athens Metro Strike

The Athens Metro came to a standstill on Thursday when workers in the Greek capital began a 24-hour strike to oppose the planned privatisation...

One in Three Greeks Employed Part-Time in Private Sector Earns €394 a Month

Security fund data from January 2017 show that one in three Greeks working in the private sector earns on average €394.13 per  month and...

About 100,000 Greeks Receive their Pensions from the German State

100,000 Greek citizens are receiving their pensions from the German state, wrote German newspaper Rheinische Post. Rentenversicherung data shows that the number of Greek pensioners eligible...

Public Sector Employees to Demonstrate Against Work Evaluation on Monday

The public sector employees' union ADEDY will be staging a rally in central Athens on Monday to protest against the evaluation scheme proposed by...

Yanis Varoufakis Warns Euro Will Fail and Will Bring EU Down With it

Appearing on the TV program BBC This Week, former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis launched a savage attack on the EU, claiming it is...

OECD Data Shows Greeks are the Hardest Working People in Europe

The idea that Greeks are lazy, laid-back people when it comes to work, has been a prejudice widely spread in northern Europe; and particularly...

Greek Pensioners Protest Cuts Outside Council of State Court Hearing

Hundreds of elderly Greeks protested against deep cuts to their pensions outside the country's top administrative court, which was hearing arguments on a motion...

GSEE Survey: Part-time Employment Up, Wages Down

Part-time workers and the hard-core unemployed have almost tripled during Greece's debt crisis despite a recent drop in the jobless rate, according to the...

Greek Manufacturing Growth at Fastest Pace in 9 Years

Greek manufacturing activity expanded in September at the fastest pace in nine years, as rising demand at home led firms to hire more staff...

Greeks Are Still Seeking Jobs in the UK, despite Brexit

No matter what Brexit might have in store for foreigners, the UK remains a powerful magnet for youth from Italy and Greece looking for...

Young Greeks Who Left to Work Abroad Turn their Backs on Greek Public Sector

The promise of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras that his administration would stop Greece's brain drain by offering jobs in the public sector to university...

Eldorado Gold Miners Descent to Athens Demanding Government Issue Permits

Workers from the Eldorado Gold mines in Chalkidiki, northern Greece, have announced that they will travel to Athens again, to demand that the government...

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