IMF Wants Pay Cuts, Fewer Worker Rights

One of Greece's Troika of lenders the International Monetary Fund, on July 29 will decide whether to to release its current commitment of 1.8...

Eurostat: Greek Unemployed May Never Find Work Again

Unemployed people in Greece might not find work again, as long-term unemployment figures are soaring, a Eurostat study shows. Long-term unemployment means that someone has...

ODPTE Extends Strike for Another 5 Days

The Federation of Administrative Staff in Higher Education (ODPTE), announced the extension of its strike for the seventh week, until the 25th of October....

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...

Registered Unemployed in Greece Exceed One Million

The barrier of one million unemployed was exceeded again in November as 28,713 more unemployed were registered during the month, OAED says. According to new...

Another Greek Generation Lost…

“Broke and beset by the stigma of unemployment, young Greek men are putting off serious relationships and extending their childhood indefinitely,” Greek journalist Yiannis...

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...

Greece Remains Champion of Unemployment in the Eurozone

Although Greece's unemployment rate dropped slightly in February, the country is still the champion for unemployment in the Eurozone. According to the latest statistics released by...

Greek Unemployment Rate Eases Marginally at 27%

Greece's unemployment rate eased marginally at 27.0% in June from 27.1% in May, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said on Thursday. June's reading was the lowest since January 2013,...

Greece’s Creditors Propose Danish Model for Labor Laws

Greece's creditors have proposed more flexibility and mobility regarding employment and suggested the Danish model for labor legislation. The proposals came to light after the...

Greek Doctors, Hospital Workers Will Strike

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' hope to keep down social unrest is going unheeded as workers at public hospitals, health centers, welfare structures and...

ELSTAT: Greek Unemployment Fell to 25.9% in Aug‏ust

Greek unemployment rate fell to 25.9% in August, 0.2% lower from 26.1% in July and 1.9% lower from August 2013, it was announced by the...

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