20,000 Strikers Demonstrate Against Austerity in Greece

Some 20,000 people demonstrated in Greece on Thursday as a general strike against new budget cuts and labour reform paralysed the civil service and...

Greek Unemployment Rate Drops to 20.2%

Greece’s unemployment rate fell to 20.2% in July-to-September, from 21.1% in the second quarter, data from the country’s statistics service ELSTAT showed on Thursday. About...

General Strike over Austerity Brings Greece to a Halt

Greek workers have walked off their jobs for a 24-hour general strike that is shutting down  services across the country. Domestic flights and Athens transport...

Angry Demonstrators Jeer Tsipras on the Eve of National Strike (video)

Angry municipal workers jeered the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, as he was leaving his office in Thessaloniki on Wednesday. Earlier, the Greek PM apparently...

Trade Union Members Vandalize HQs of Greek Federation of Enterprises (photos)

Members of the Communist-affiliated labor union PAME sprayed red painted slogans on the walls of the headquarters of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV)...

Trade Unionists Furious at Labor Law Changes Invade Greek Ministry (video)

Dozens of demonstrators invaded the Ministry of Labor in downtown Athens on Tuesday protesting against the government’s decision to amend the law on strikes. According...

Union Outcry Forces Greek Gov’t to Withdraw Strike Amendment

The Greek government decided to withdraw an amendment on workers' strike and other labour issues only hours after they were tabled in parliament, due...

Protest Against Benetton Store in Greece for Firing HIV Positive Employee

The "Reworkers" activist group, on Wednesday, demonstrated against a Benetton store in central Athens for the firing of an employee who is HIV positive. According...

General Strike Called by Greek Labour Unions for Mid-December

The country's biggest labour unions have called a new general strike next month against bailout-linked austerity policies, as the government launches new talks with...

Greek Doctors Working in Britain Doubled since 2009

The number of Greek doctors working in the United Kingdom has doubled since 2009, while they are in second place among EU Member States...

German Magazine: The “Working Poor” of Greece Earn €376 a Month

Unemployment in Greece is more than double the EU average and about one-third of the country's workforce earn an average of 376 euros per...

Greek Manufacturing Grows at Lower Pace in October, Hiring Rises

Greek manufacturing activity continued to expand in October, but at a slower pace than the previous month, with rising demand at home and abroad...

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