Tourism Jobs in Greece Will Exceed One Million in 2019

A report by a leading travel and tourism forum published on Wednesday says that fully one quarter of employment in Greece is now in...

Farmers End Protest, Blockade at Nikea

Protesting farmers from Thessaly withdrew their tractors from their blockade at Nikea on Saturday. The farmers said they will gather again on March 1...

Greece to Raise Minimum Wage in February

The Greek government will increase the minimum wage effective February 1st, according to Labor Minister Effie Achtsioglou. She announced the measure on Friday in...

Teachers Clash With Police in Central Athens

Dozens of teachers clashed with the police outside the Greek parliament in Syntagma Square on Friday over the government's proposed reforms to the educational...

Greek Workers Call General Strike for Wednesday

Greece's largest trade union organisation (GSEE) representing private-sector workers, has called for a 24-hour nationwide general strike on Wednesday. The union is also organizing a rally...

Municipal Workers Storm Greek Ministry of Labor

Dozens of members of the POE-OTA union representing municipal workers stormed the Labor Ministry headquarters in central Athens on Monday morning. They demanded a meeting...

Greek Public Sector Workers on Strike Over Pay, Pensions

The largest union representing public sector employees in Greece has called for a 24-hour strike on Wednesday. ADEDY, which represents about half a million public...

Greek Unemployment Drops to Lowest Level Since 2011

Greek unemployment rate fell to 18.9 percent of the workforce in August, falling to its lowest level since August 2011, according to figures released...

Greece’s Civil Servants Call 24-Hour Strike Over Pay, Pensions

ADEDY, Greece’s largest public sector union will stage a 24-hour walkout on November 14 to demand wage and pension increases, hirings and tax cuts. “Now...

Greece’s Unemployment Falls To 19 pct in July, Data Reveals

Greece’s unemployment rate fell to 19 percent of the workforce in July from 19.1 percent in June and 20.9 percent in July last year, according...

Greece to Raise Minimum Wage First Time since 2009

The Greek government on Wednesday tabled to parliament a draft amendment to increase the minimum wage for the first time since 2009, when the...

Greek Seamen End Strike

The federation of Greek Seamen (PNO) decided to suspend the strike with immediate effect on Tuesday bringing a sigh of relief to thousands of...

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