Labor Costs in Greece Well Below EU Average

The average hourly labor cost in Greece in 2017 was €14.5 ($17.8), according to figures released by Eurostat, well below the EU average of €26.8. This...

Most Young Unemployed Greeks Willing to Move for Work

Six out of ten unemployed Greeks aged 20 to 34 are ready to migrate or relocate to another part of Greece in order to...

Greeks Work Longest Hours in Europe

    Greeks work the longest hours in Europe, while Germans clock the least hours, new data by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) reveal. The OECD...

Many Greek Bosses Unable to Offer Full-Time Jobs

    More Greeks are in work but over half are struggling to get by on flexible or part-time contracts, data reported in Greek media has...

Athens Protest Against Multi-bill Turns to Rioting

Rioting between anti-establishment protesters and the Greek police occurred outside the Greek parliament house on Monday evening, at the end of the march against...

Athenians Cycle to Work as Strike Brings Traffic Chaos (photos)

Athenians were without public transport on Monday as Greek labor unions went on strike to protest further creditor-demanded measures due to be voted on...

Wave of Strikes Bring Greece to a Standstill

Greek Trade Unions are escalating their opposition to a series of reforms required for a third bailout review staging a series of strikes that...

Scuffles Follow Greek March Against Austerity, Strike Bill (video)

Greek police used tear gas on Friday to push away demonstrators that approached the main entrance of the parliament building in Athens where a...

Greek Picketers Hit Out at ‘Robbery’ on Eve of Strike

Labor union members and riot police faced off in Athens on Thursday evening, on the eve of major nationwide industrial action. Riot police were ordered...

Strikes to Bring Greece to Standstill on Friday

  Greek transport workers and doctors in public hospitals will join seamen in a 24-hour strike on Friday, as labor unions escalate their opposition to...

Greek Lawmakers To Fast-Track Raft of Reforms

Greek lawmakers are to fast-track an enormous bill needed for the country to complete a third review of its  bailout program. The 400-article, 1,326-page bill...

Greek Workers Protest Outside PM’s Office Against Labor Reforms (video)

Communist-affiliated labor unionists evaded tight security and demonstrated against employment law reforms just outside the office of the Greek prime minister in Athens on...

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