Job Fair: Sweden Hiring Nurses, Doctors and Cooks from Greece

As Greeks are struggling to find work in their own country, a Swedish initiative to hire abroad called Eures Sweden is launching a job...

Greek Supreme Court Paves Way for Reinstatement of Wages to Men and Women in...

The Greek Supreme Court's advisers voted almost unanimously in favor of thousands of military, police and coast guard personnel who saw their wages slashed...

Unemployment in Greece Rises 23.6% in Fourth Quarter

Greece’s jobless rate increased 23.6 percent in October-to-December from 22.6 percent in the third quarter, according to Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data released on...

IOBE: Greek Economy to Grow Only 1.5% This Year

The latest forecast from IOBE think tank estimates that Greece's economy will only grow by up to 1.5% this year, lower than initially expected...

Troika Wants 18,000 Dismissals in Banks

The administrations of major Greek banks are prompted by the heads of the Troika to proceed to a dramatic shrinkage of the staff serving...

Talks Between Greece and Creditors Resume Thursday With Slim Chances of Staff Level Agreement...

Negotiations on the bailout program review between Greece and international creditors resumed on Thursday afternoon after Wednesday's closing of the issue of settlement of...

The Last Chairmaker of Komotini

“Bring out your old chairs, folks... here comes the chairbler!” Such is the cry of Hussein Ismet, the last chair-maker of Komotini in northern Greece, as...

Unemployment is Society’s Most Cruel Enemy

Unemployment is society's most insidious and cruel enemy, and undermines the dreams of young people, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said at the governing council...

Child Labor Plagues Greece

June 12 is the World Day Against Child Labor, but it seems that the fight against child labor has not yet started in Greece,...

Min Katrougalos Aims to ‘Isolate’ IMF’s Influence on Pension and Labor

On Thursday Labor and Social Insurance Minister Giorgos Katrougalos said that he seeks to "isolate" the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and its influence on...

Greek Workers Strike Second Day

Although hundreds of previous strikes and protests against austerity measures the last 3 1/2 years have all failed, Greek civil servants took to the...

Four in Ten Greeks Live in Poverty

The General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE) labor union published a report regarding the rapid deterioration in the economy’s key indexes. The report has already reached the...

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