Urgent Measures Needed to Create Jobs in Greece

Faced with an “anaemic” pace of job creation and nearly 1.3 million unemployed citizens, Greece risks a prolonged social crisis unless urgent measures are...

Employer Demands of Pregnant Woman to Have Abortion to Keep Her Job

A 33-year old woman alleged that her employers asked her to have an abortion in order to keep her job and later on they...

OECD: Greeks Not as Lazy as Other Europeans Think

Latest data published by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) regarding the average European citizens’ working hours, reversed the unflattering stereotype of...

Greek Unemployment Rate Hit 25-month Low in September

The recovery of the Greek labor market continued in September with unemployment rate falling to 25.7%, the lowest reading since August 2012. The rate was in line...

Angry Demonstrators Jeer Tsipras on the Eve of National Strike (video)

Angry municipal workers jeered the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, as he was leaving his office in Thessaloniki on Wednesday. Earlier, the Greek PM apparently...

Greek Seamen Call September 3 Strike

Greek officials express concern over the decision by the PNO seamen's federation to call a 24-hour strike for September 3 as the tourism season...

Institutions Present Draft Agreement to Athens as Negotiations Continue

On Sunday representatives of Greece's creditors presented the government with a draft agreement for completing the second review. According to a Greek finance ministry official,...

Greek Pensioners Protest Cuts Outside Council of State Court Hearing

Hundreds of elderly Greeks protested against deep cuts to their pensions outside the country's top administrative court, which was hearing arguments on a motion...

Employers and Employee Unions Agree in Principle on New Labor Laws in Greece

Representatives of employer associations and employee unions reached a minimum level of agreement on Tuesday on the upcoming changes on labor laws. The two sides...

One in Three Greek Employees Earns 300 Euros

According to figures by the labor union of the General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE), one in three employees in the private sector earns 300...

Greek Labor Minister Admits End of Supplementary Pensions

Greek Minister of Labor, Social Security and Social Solidarity Giorgos Katrougalos admitted on television that supplementary pensions will be cut completely and the main...

Unemployment in Greece Drops Slightly to 24.6%

Greece's unemployment rate dropped slightly to 24.6 percent in November, down from an upwardly revised 24.7 percent in October, says the Hellenic Statistical Authority...

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