Hellenikon Demolition Paves Way for New Development

The demolition of five buildings at the abandoned Hellenikon International Airport signals the first steps in the gigantic 8-billion euro ($9 billion) redevelopment project...

At Least 1.2 Million Greeks Could Work From Home

Some 1.2 million Greeks could soon be able to work from home, a Greek government agency reported this week. On Monday, the Center of Planning...
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Greek Trade Unions Defy Coronavirus Scare to Mark Labor Day

Greek trade unionists marked their annual Labor Day with a rally in central Athens on Friday but were careful to keep a safe distance...

Greece Offers 800 Euros to Employees Affected by Coronavirus Closures

The Greek government will offer 800 euros in compensation to all workers whose labor contract was canceled because of the suspension of operations of...

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...

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