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Austerity Cuts for Civil Servants Are Legal, Says Greece’s Top Court

The Council of State, Greece's highest court, ruled on Friday that the austerity cuts imposed on the country's civil servants during the years of...

Orthodox Priests to Remain on Greek State Payroll

The Greek government announced on Tuesday that an agreement has been reached between the state and the Orthodox church which keeps priests on the...

Young Greeks Who Left to Work Abroad Turn their Backs on Greek Public Sector

The promise of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras that his administration would stop Greece's brain drain by offering jobs in the public sector to university...

Greek Public Sector Hirings Exceeded Retirements in 2016

Greece's public sector registry in 2016 was marked by more hirings than retirements, with the difference being the largest in the past four years,...

Varoufakis’ Plan B: Pay Greek Civil Servants With Coupons

The Yanis Varoufakis Plan B for the Greek economy in the event that the country clashed with creditors and went bankrupt was to partially...

Record of 12,000 Contract Hirings in Greek Public Sector in 2016

The Supreme Council for Civil Personnel Selection (ASEP) report for 2016 shows that 12,125 people were hired in the public sector as seasonal staff,...

Wage Costs in Greece’s Public Sector Increase While Shrinking in Private Sector

Wage costs in Greece's public sector increased in 2016, while at the same time private sector employee costs shrank, according to Eurostat. The European Union...

ND Officials Criticize Government for Missing Civil Servants Hired to Work in Hot-Spots

Two New Democracy (ND) officials accused the government on Monday of hiring thousands of civil servants to work in island hotspots, many of which...

There Are 567,000 Public Sector Employees in Greece

The Greek Civil Servants' Confederation (ADEDY) on Tuesday released data on the number of public sector employees who now amount to 567,000. ADEDY announced the...

Civil Servants’ Union Federation ADEDY Calls Strike and Rally Next Thursday

The civil servants' union federation  announced a rally in Klafthmonos Square on Thursday at 11 a.m., on the same day that it has declared...

Government Tables Mobility Bill for Civil Servants

The ministry of administrative reconstruction submitted on Friday night a draft bill introducing a new system of voluntary mobility for civil servants. The main elements...

Greek Government to Recruit 20,000 Civil Servants

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras looks to make changes to the constitution as well as initiate a hiring spree of some 20,000 civil servants over the...

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