Athens Tourist Spots Surrounded by Garbage Mounts Due to Collectors Strike

The streets of Athens, including major tourist areas, are filled with mounts of garbage as the municipal trash collectors continue their strike that started...

Study: 1 in 2 Greek Potential Employees Lack Skills the Market Needs

Despite high unemployment figures, Greek businesses find it difficult to hire because one in two potential employees lacks the skills the market requires, a...

Greek Municipal Workers Likely to Escalate Strike Beyond Thursday

The municipal workers union POE-OTA are to decide whether to continue their strike, threatening not collect the garbage from city streets beyond Thursday unless...

Municipal Worker Unionists Occupy Greek Ministry of Interior Headquarters

Protesters of the municipal workers union POE-OTA occupied the Ministry of the Interior on Monday, demanding to meet with the minister over the permanent...

Child Labor in Greece Decreases Despite Crisis

Child labor in Greece is decreasing, despite the economic crisis, according to the latest UNICEF figures from 2014. As presented in the UNICEF report entitled...

Protests and Strikes Continue Ahead of Greek Austerity Vote

Heavy rain didn't stop major protests that have been ongoing in Athens over the last 2 days. The protests come ahead of an omnibus...

Uniformed Workers Take to Streets in Protest of Pay Cuts

Thousands of police officers, port workers and firefighters took to the streets holding black balloons in their hands in protest of cuts in the...

Transport Services to Strike in Protest of New Austerity Vote in Parliament

Public transport employees will be starting a three-day work stoppage in protest of new austerity measures to be voted in parliament on Thursday, as...

Unions Representing Municipal Workers on Short-term Contracts Call for Strikes Following Court’s Job Ruling

Tensions are rising as unions who represent municipal workers on short-term contracts are calling for strikes through the country in protest of the court's...

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...

German Businesses Planning Investments in Greece Could Create 50,000 Jobs

German businesses are planning important investments in Greece, such as the creation of a logistics center in Alexandroupolis and investments in tourism, which could...

European Commission Growth Forecast for Greece in 2017 Roughly 2%

As part of a quarterly assessment of the European market, the European Commission will be releasing its forecast for growth and macro-economic performance. Greece's...

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