OAED Data Shows Reduction in Unemployed Numbers for March

According to Manpower Organization (OAED) data, March's numbers for unemployment in Greece were reduced by 2.51 percent. OAED announced the latest figures on Wednesday and...

Mitsotakis: Greece Is a Country That Punishes Hard Work and Criminalizes Success

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday Greece is a country that punishes hard work and criminalizes success, after a meeting with self-employed...

Greek FinMin Tsakalotos: Measures Agreed With Lenders Will be Legislated in Coming Weeks

Following a meeting with eurozone finance ministers in Malta on Friday, Greek Finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos said that the country will be legislating the...

EU’s Juncker: Eurozone Lenders and Greece Should Achieve Technical Deal by April 7

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday that eurozone lenders and Greece should reach a technical deal before a meeting of eurozone finance...

PM Tsipras Asks Juncker if the ‘European Acquis’ Applies to Greece

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday sent a letter to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker asking if the European acquis communautaire applies to all...

Unemployment in Greece Rises 23.6% in Fourth Quarter

Greece’s jobless rate increased 23.6 percent in October-to-December from 22.6 percent in the third quarter, according to Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data released on...

EU Commissioner Moscovici: Greece has the Right to Act Within the EU Acquis

European Parliament Vice President Dimitris Papadimoulis raised the issue of collective labor contracts during a debate in the Europarliament on Wednesday. Addressing European Commissioner for...

One in Two Private Sector Employees in Greece Earn Less than €800 per Month

One in two employees in the private sector in Greece earns less than 800 euros per month, while only 11 percent of public sector...

Talks Between Greece and Creditors Resume Thursday With Slim Chances of Staff Level Agreement...

Negotiations on the bailout program review between Greece and international creditors resumed on Thursday afternoon after Wednesday's closing of the issue of settlement of...

Hellenic Statistical Authority’s Report on Greece’s Unemployment Rate for 2016

The Greek unemployment rate fell to 23.1 pct of the workforce in December 2016, from 24.1 pct in the same month in 2015, but...

Brain Drain: 450,000 Greeks Left the Country in Past 8 Years

Almost 450,000 Greeks left the country in the 2008-2016 period, depriving Greece of brain power while at the same time contributing to the...

Talks On Further Strike Action as Archaeological Guards Battle for Demands

Cultural Minister Lydia Koniardou has found herself at odds with the union representing state guards at Greece's archaeological sites. The union stated on Wednesday, that...

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