Athens Gridlocked as Transport Workers Strike Over Pension Bill

Traffic in parts of the Greek capital came to a standstill on Tuesday as Greek transport workers joined a 24-hour public sector strike over...

Athens Braces for Transport Strike as Unions Protest Social Security Reforms

Buses, trolleys, trams and metro transportation will be out of operation in Athens on February 18, as employees will be taking part in the...

Mountains of Garbage Grow in Athens as Sanitation Workers Stage Strike

Tons of garbage have been left uncollected in Athens and other major Greek cities as municipal sanitation workers have joined in a series of...

Greek PM Blasts “Out of Touch” Trade Unionists as General Strike Halts Public Transport

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis blasted the country's trade unionists who had organized Wednesday's general strike, saying that they represent only a tiny minority. "Once...

General Strike on Wednesday to Bring Greek Public Transport to a Halt

Greek unions have called for a 24-hour strike on Wednesday in protest at the government’s new labor laws that are included in an omnibus...

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...

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