The Long, Sad Lonely Greek Life

Where's Zorba when you need him? There's good news and bad news for the Greek lifestyle, according to the Better Life Index compiled by...

Public Hospital Workers on Strike July 16, 24

Public hospitals, welfare structures and the ambulance service will operate with a security staff on July 16 and July 24, after the decision of...

Greece Hits New Unemployment Record

Figures released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority, have revealed that the Greek unemployment rate hit higher levels in April 2013, reaching 26.9%, which represents...

New 24-hour Strike in Municipalities

POE OTA members, the Panhellenic Federation of Workers of all specializations in the municipalities and local communities of Greece, decided a 24-hour strike on...

Court Orders Payment in Acid Attack

A Greek court has ruled that the acid attack on a Bulgarian cleaning woman who had complained about working conditions was partly attributable to...

ERT Workers Fired By Mail

Former workers at the now-closed ERT national broadcaster, which was shut down by the government on June 11 with no notice,  receiving their dismissals...

Mitsotakis Wants More Firing Time

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' Cabinet shakeup to bring in PASOK Socialists as a reward for backing his closing of state broadcaster ERT means the...

Sudden Closure of Historic Katselis Factory

Another historic factory in the field of bakery closes. It is the Katselis company, which has been an employer for 500 families. The closure was...

Greek Port Workers Walk Off on June 26

A walk out has been announced by the nationwide federation of port employees (OMYLE) together with the unions of Piraeus port employees, for June...

Wage below 586 Euros by Ministerial Decision

The Troika opened the backdoor for a wage below 586 euros by issuing a ministerial decision, cancelling the definition of the minimum salary by...

Child Labor Plagues Greece

June 12 is the World Day Against Child Labor, but it seems that the fight against child labor has not yet started in Greece,...

1.5 Million Uninsured Workers in Greece

According to a survey carried out by the Labor Institute of G.S.E.E, about 1,5 million workers in Greece, both Greeks and foreigners, are working...

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