Greek Workers Strike Second Day

Although hundreds of previous strikes and protests against austerity measures the last 3 1/2 years have all failed, Greek civil servants took to the...

Business Insider: Greece Is the Third Most Miserable Place in the World

Business Insider classified Greece among the most miserable countries in the world, based on the unemployment rate and the high prices of products. Business Insider cites a Bloomberg...

Hellenic Statistical Authority’s Report on Greece’s Unemployment Rate for 2016

The Greek unemployment rate fell to 23.1 pct of the workforce in December 2016, from 24.1 pct in the same month in 2015, but...

ADEDY Plans Days of Strikes

Next week will be a week of strike action, as the Public Servant’s Union (ADEDY) is proceeding to escalation of protests with “prolonged, multiform,...

The Long, Sad Lonely Greek Life

Where's Zorba when you need him? There's good news and bad news for the Greek lifestyle, according to the Better Life Index compiled by...

Greece European Champion in Unemployment With 1.1 Mln Jobless

For another month, Greece ranks first in unemployment in the European Union with about 1.1 million jobless, according to Eurostat. The European statistical authority figures...

Chalkidiki Miners Meet with Local Authorities to Discuss Suspension of Mine Development

Miners in Chalkidiki, northern Greece, met with authorities from the municipality of Arnaia on Wednesday to discuss the Greek government's decision to suspend Hellas Gold's development of a...

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...

Unemployment in Greece Still Highest in EU

Despite a slight drop in unemployment in December in Greece, the proportion of young people and females without work remains the highest in the European...

Study reveals salaries in Greece remain low

The majority of high school graduates and professionals with university degrees in Greece earn between 451-1,000 euros per month, according to a new survey...

Starting Greek Professionals Will Have to Repay Discounted Security Contributions Retroactively

A circular of the new single security fund (EFKA) says that starting Greek professionals will pay discounted contributions for the first five years, but...

Sudden Closure of Historic Katselis Factory

Another historic factory in the field of bakery closes. It is the Katselis company, which has been an employer for 500 families. The closure was...

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