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Greece Sheds 200,000 State Jobs in Four Years

At least 200,000 public sector positions have been shed in Greece over the past four years, shrinking the state wage bill by about eight billion euros, according to Minister of...

Greek Civil Servants on Strike

The union of Greek civil servants (ADEDY) reacting to the bill lodged by the Ministry of Administrative Reform and Electronic Governance and the upcoming dismissals, has...

Greek Public Servants Escape Fraud Investigation

Following the practices of politicians and thanks to several provisions of the law concerning the accountability of ministers, Greek civil servants who were charged...

Fears for Horse Racing in Greece

In an unprecedented move, a group of civil servants of the State-owned Hellenic Horse Racing Organization (ODIE) have demanded that the Greek government together with the...

Greek Civil Servants Lack Basic Computer Skills

A significant number of the total of 607,516 Greek civil servants, are considered to have either low qualifications or lacking basic knowledge in computers....

Greece May Pay Graft Whistleblowers

Unable to stop still runaway corruption, the Greek government is reportedly considering paying people and providing other incentives for those who report cases of...

Greek Workers Protest The Coming Axe

Hundreds of Greek civil servants demonstrated in Athens on April 17 against plans by the government to axe thousands of state jobs this...

Civil Servants To Hold 24-Hour Strike On December 19

Greek civil servants called a 24-hour nationwide strike on Dec. 19 to protest against austerity measures and what it called the dissolution of public...

Civil Servants Face More Cuts In Pensions, Union Says

The Greek government plans to cut lump-sums paid to civil servants on retirement by more than a fifth, according to the civil servants’ union,...

Couple Threatens to Commit Suicide in Jobs Protest

A Greek couple fearing for their jobs threatened to commit suicide by jumping from the window ledge of their office in Athens. Both are now...

Civil Servants Have Their January Salary Slashed

The new salary system for Greek civil servants went into effect on Tuesday, with thousands of public sector workers getting a considerably reduced salary...

Civil Servants Nearing Retirement Age to be Sacked

Greece and its international financers have agreed that civil servants over 60 and close to retirement will be made redundant, radio reports said Sunday. Finance...

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