Railways in Greece Immobilized After Rail Workers’ 24-hour Strike

Greek railway workers started a 24-hour strike and stopped the movement of all trains. They are protesting against the privatisation of the railway operator. The...

Unemployment in Greece Slides to 21.1% in Second Quarter

The jobless rate in Greece dropped to 21.1 percent in April-to-June from 23.3 percent in the first quarter, according to a Hellenic Statistical Authority...

Greek Asylum Service Employees on Two-Day Strike

Greek asylum service employees on short-term contracts have launched a two-day strike to protest what they say are months-long delays in their salary payments. Their...

Greek Civil Servants Boycott Evaluation Process

Public sector employees have refused to cooperate in the evaluation of their performance, as the deadline for the completion of the process expired on...

Greek Public Sector Hirings Exceeded Retirements in 2016

Greece's public sector registry in 2016 was marked by more hirings than retirements, with the difference being the largest in the past four years,...

Brain Drain Gathers Pace as One in Three Greeks Looks for a Job Abroad

A new study highlights the problem in the Greek labor market as more than 30% of Greek unemployed say that they are actively seeking...

State Legal Council: Greek Government’s Appeal on Manolada Case Will Be Revoked

Greece's State Legal Council has announced they will revoke the request by Greece's government to review a ruling by a European court concluding that...

Greek Civil Service Ranked Third From Bottom in Effectiveness

The Greek civil service has always been the butt of many jokes by the country’s citizens. It’s renowned ineffectiveness often brings misery and frustration...

Greek Unemployment Falls, But Still Remains Highest in the EU

Data released on Thursday by the Greek statistics agency ELSTAT show that the unemployment rate dropped to 21.7 percent in April from 22.0 percent...

Six in Ten Greek University Graduates are Paid Less Than €800 per Month

The salaries of six in ten university graduates in Greece are less than 800 euros per month, a Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research...

Greek Museum and Archaeological Site Guards Announce Work Stoppages for Thursday

The archaeological sites and museums of the Prefecture of Attica will remain closed from 8 am to 11 am on Thursday, July 6, due...

New Government Garbage Collectors Deadlock Leaves Greece Amid Mounts of Trash

Monday's new meeting between the temporary municipal workers union (POE-OTA) and Greek Minister of the Interior Panos Skourletis ended in a deadlock. As a result,...

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