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...

Greece Hits New Unemployment Record

Figures released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority, have revealed that the Greek unemployment rate hit higher levels in April 2013, reaching 26.9%, which represents...

Farmers to Rally in Athens on February 14

Farmers will be continuing their ongoing fight against tax hikes and social security contribution payments in yet another protest planned in downtown Athens for...

Unions Representing Municipal Workers on Short-term Contracts Call for Strikes Following Court’s Job Ruling

Tensions are rising as unions who represent municipal workers on short-term contracts are calling for strikes through the country in protest of the court's...

Number of Greek Civil Servants Has Decreased

After the demand of Greece's lenders for staff reduction in the public sector, it appears that the Greek government managed to decrease the number...

Traffic Jams all Over the Capital Due to Athens Metro Strike

The Athens Metro came to a standstill on Thursday when workers in the Greek capital began a 24-hour strike to oppose the planned privatisation...

Desperate Greeks Signing Contracts that Pay Less than Minimum Wage

As unemployment soars in Greece, new employment contracts for Greeks desperately seeking work are emerging. The Ergani database system of the Greek Labor Ministry records the flow...

1/3 Of Greeks Working Abroad May not Return to Their Homeland

ICAP group carried out a research among 1,325 Greeks working in 56 countries across the globe to explore the "Brain Drain" phenomenon, on the occasion...

Child Labor Plagues Greece

June 12 is the World Day Against Child Labor, but it seems that the fight against child labor has not yet started in Greece,...

75% of Greek Pensioners Enjoy Early Retirement

Three out of four public sector and Social Security Fund (IKA) pensioners in Greece are opting for early retirement. This situation has caused the country’s pension...

Study: 1 in 2 Greek Potential Employees Lack Skills the Market Needs

Despite high unemployment figures, Greek businesses find it difficult to hire because one in two potential employees lacks the skills the market requires, a...

New Democracy Leader on Social Security Proposal: Govt Punishing Working People

Greek main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis, fresh from his victory in an internal party election for president, sharply criticized the SYRIZA-led government...

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