Greek Workers March Against Austerity in Athens (video)

Striking workers, pensioners and students marched through central Athens on Wednesday in protest against a new wave austerity measures that will kick in after...

Flights Cancelled, Ships Docked Ahead of General Strike in Greece

Athenians and visitors alike face more transport chaos on Wednesday as unions call another 24-hour strike. Public transport employees in Athens will down tools as...

OECD Report Reveals Greeks to be EU’s Hardest Workers

New data on working hours from the Organization for Economic Development and Cooperation (OECD) has blown away the stereotype of 'lazy' Greeks basking in the sun,...

Greek Public Sector Union Calls for Strike Action

The public sector employees' union ADEDY is again boycotting the evaluation of staff working for the state, urging them to go on strike. In order...

Greek Labor Unions Celebrate May Day; Anarchists, Police Clash

Greece's largest trade union federations held a strike rally at Klafthmonos Square in central Athens on Tuesday to mark the May Day celebration with...

Greece Approves Power Plant Sales Despite Angry Protests

Greek lawmakers on Wednesday approved the sale of power stations by Greece's dominant power utility Public Power Corp. (PPC) in spite of workers...

Greek Power Union Launches Strikes Against Privatizations

The union representing workers at the state-run Public Power Corporation (PPC) has started what it says will be rolling 48-hour strikes against government plans...

Greek Unemployment Eases to 20.6% in January

The Greek unemployment rate eased to 20.6 pct in January from 20.8 percent in December 2017 and the upwardly revised rate of 23.2 percent...

Labor Costs in Greece Well Below EU Average

The average hourly labor cost in Greece in 2017 was €14.5 ($17.8), according to figures released by Eurostat, well below the EU average of €26.8. This...

Most Young Unemployed Greeks Willing to Move for Work

Six out of ten unemployed Greeks aged 20 to 34 are ready to migrate or relocate to another part of Greece in order to...

Greeks Work Longest Hours in Europe

    Greeks work the longest hours in Europe, while Germans clock the least hours, new data by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) reveal. The OECD...

Many Greek Bosses Unable to Offer Full-Time Jobs

    More Greeks are in work but over half are struggling to get by on flexible or part-time contracts, data reported in Greek media has...

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