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...

Greece’s Labor Min Reports Job Losses Outnumber Jobs Added in July

For the second consecutive July, Greece saw more job losses than hires. According to the Labor Ministry’s Ergani database, there were 239,080 new hires throughout...

Greek Hospital Workers, Police Clash in Anti-Austerity Protest (video)

Members of the national union of public hospital workers (POEDIN) on Monday clashed with police in a protest outside the Finance Ministry over ongoing...

Greeks Have to Work 198 Days to Pay Taxes

Greeks have to work 198 days in order to pay their annual taxes, a study conducted by the Center for Liberal Studies (KEFIM) says. According...

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...

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