Restoring Collective Bargaining Is of Key Importance, Says Greek Labor Minister

Restoring collective bargaining in the labor market is of paramount importance to the Greek government, Labor Minister Efi Achtsioglou said on Thursday. Achtsioglou spoke in...

ELSTAT: Unemployment in Greece Dips Slightly in Q3 to 22.6 Percent

The debt crisis and the austerity-induced recession is reported to have wiped out around a quarter of Greece's economic revenues and has caused the...

Over 37,600 Jobs Lost in November in Greece

Over 37,600 salaried employees in the private sector lost their jobs in November, according to Greece's labor ministry figures released on Monday. According to the...

There Are 567,000 Public Sector Employees in Greece

The Greek Civil Servants' Confederation (ADEDY) on Tuesday released data on the number of public sector employees who now amount to 567,000. ADEDY announced the...

Institutions Present Draft Agreement to Athens as Negotiations Continue

On Sunday representatives of Greece's creditors presented the government with a draft agreement for completing the second review. According to a Greek finance ministry official,...

Adecco Releases ‘Employability in Greece 2016’ Survey Showing Gap Between Skill Set and Demand

Adecco staffing agency recently released data from their survey, Employability in Greece 2016 which examined the skills set that young entrepreneurs posses in comparison...

ELSTAT: Greece’s August Unemployment 1.2% Improvement From Last Year

Greece's unemployment rate rose slightly to 23.4 percent of the workforce in August, from 23.3 percent in July, but fell from 24.6 percent in August last...

Greek PM: Everyday Life of Citizens is Our Top Priority

"People's every day life is our top priority," stated Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday, addressing his new cabinet after Friday's reshuffle. Tsipras gave...

Greece’s Creditors Propose Danish Model for Labor Laws

Greece's creditors have proposed more flexibility and mobility regarding employment and suggested the Danish model for labor legislation. The proposals came to light after the...

Katrougalos: We Will Not Accept IMF’s Unfavorable Views in Changes to Social and Labor...

The IMF is asking for unfavorable changes in the social security system, but we will not accept them, Labor Minister Giorgos Katrougalos said on...

Greek Unions Protest Labor Reforms: ‘Do Not Compromise With Poverty!’

On Monday evening the scene outside of the Greek parliament was a familiar one as some 7,000 trade union members gathered to protest in...

Unemployment in Greece Remains More Than Double the Average Eurozone Rate

  Greece has seen a 0.2 percent rise in employment in September, according to Reuters, which reported that the Hellenic Statistical Authority's (ELSTAT) latest data...

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