Aging Population in Greece Raises Retirement Age to 70

As Greece is aging demographically, the retirement age will rise in the not so distant future, according to a recent study by the National...

Documented Greek Unemployment Holds at 23.5% in May

The unemployment rate in Greece is holding steady according to the statistics agency ELSTAT. On Thursday the agency said that the jobless rate was at...

EU Commissioner Moscovici: Greece has the Right to Act Within the EU Acquis

European Parliament Vice President Dimitris Papadimoulis raised the issue of collective labor contracts during a debate in the Europarliament on Wednesday. Addressing European Commissioner for...

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...

No Public Sector Layoffs in 2015, Mitsotakis Says

Greek Administrative Reform Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday pledged that “as of 2015 there will be no layoffs” in the public sector. “We want a...

ADEDY Plans Days of Strikes

Next week will be a week of strike action, as the Public Servant’s Union (ADEDY) is proceeding to escalation of protests with “prolonged, multiform,...

Greek Unions Organize Strike Against Pension Reform on February 4

Greek labor unions are preparing for a 24-hour nationwide strike, set to take place on Thursday, February 4, reported Reuters. The unions will protest against...

Greek Public Sector Union ADEDY Calls For 24-Hour Strike Against New Bailout Deal

The Greek Public Sector Union (ADEDY) urged citizens working in the country's public sector to stage a 24-hour strike on Wednesday and express their opposition to...

Eurostat: Unemployment in Greece Dropped to 25% in May

Eurostat, the European statistical authority, announced that unemployment in Greece dropped to 25% in May 2015, while in April 2015 it stood at 25.6%....

Uninsured Work in Greece Reached 39.4 percent

According to controls carried out by the Hellenic Labor Inspectorate in the first three months of 2013, uninsured work in Greece reached 39.4 percent. In...

Top 10 Job Positions Young Greeks Wish For

The Greek Generation Y would like to work for a multi-national corporation with good pay, job security and a good balance between work and...

Dendias Says Greeks Aren’t Xenophobes

Defending Greece's roundup of immigrants suspected of being in the country unlawfully, Greek Public Order Minister Nikos Dendias, during a trip to New York,...

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