Seamen to Drop Anchor Over Unpaid Wages

The executive board of the Panhellenic Seamen's Union (PNO) decided on Friday to immobilize ships whose owners owe back-pay to their employees. The measure...

Greece Ranks Low on Workers Rights

A recent report by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) ranks Greece among the world’s worst countries for workers concerning the abuse of labor...

General Strike from Greek Labor Unions on November 27

Today, Greece’s major labor unions have announced a 24-hour general strike for November 27 in order to protest against planned layoffs and pension reforms demanded...

Shop Staff and Police Clash in Athens Over Sunday Opening

Clashes occurred in Athens today when police tried to evict a gathering of shop workers protesting Sunday opening hours. One protesters was injured in the incident, which occured on...

Ellinikon Airport Refit To Create 35,000 Jobs

The redevelopment project of the former Ellinikon airport by Lamda Development company is expected to create 35,000 new job openings by 2024. These figures are based...

Business Insider: Greece Is the Third Most Miserable Place in the World

Business Insider classified Greece among the most miserable countries in the world, based on the unemployment rate and the high prices of products. Business Insider cites a Bloomberg...

Jobs of the Future in Greece

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” The answer changes depending on our age, but when do we actually have to...

Greek Kiosks Becoming Extinct

The renowned Greek kiosks (periptera) will soon become extinct due to the implementation of the new multi-bill by the Greek government. According to a provision...

One in Three Greek Employees Earns 300 Euros

According to figures by the labor union of the General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE), one in three employees in the private sector earns 300...

Greek Unemployment at 27.5% in December

According to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT), unemployment in Greece rose to 27.5% in December 2013, compared to 27.6% in November 2013 and to...

Greek Aegean Airline Facing Ryanair

The increase in tourism in Greece has led to significant changes in domestic and foreign air travel. This has encouraged foreign airline companies to...

Employed Greeks Rush for Early Retirement

Employed Greeks who belonged to special state and bank retirement funds rushed to retire early now that all security funds have been incorporated to...

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