The Dark Side of Mykonos: Tourism Employees Complain of Horrid Conditions

The Greek island of Mykonos is famous for its great nightlife and the luxurious lifestyles of its summer denizens. Celebrities from all over the...

Greek Ferries to Remain Docked on Wednesday Due to Industrial Action

The Hellenic Seamens' Federation (PNO) has declared a 24-hour strike on July 3 amid a labor dispute with passenger shipping operators. Greek islands will be...

More than One in Four Young Greeks are Not Working or Studying

More than one in four young Greeks aged 20-34 do not work or study, according to the latest Eurostat figures for 2018. Greece is in...

Greek Transport Services Will Come to a Halt on Wednesday

There will be no buses, trolleys and electric trains in Athens on Wednesday, May 1 (Labor Day) due to a 24-hour strike declared by...

Greek Teachers Strike Over New Education Bill

Greek teachers walked off the job on Friday to protest against a bill which would change middle and high school curricula and regulate the...

Four Injured in Clashes Between Trade Unionists in Rhodes

Violent clashes broke out on Thursday in Rhodes as a group of about 200 individuals stormed into a hotel where Greece's largest private-sector union,...

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...

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