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Greek Labor Market Records 19-Year Low in March Due to Coronavirus Lockdown

According to Ergane, the Information department of the Greek Ministry of Labor, the Greek labor market recorded extremely negative numbers for employment in March...

Supermarket Chains in Greece Announce Generous Bonuses for Their Staff

During these difficult times for all of us, doctors, nurses and carers have been at the forefront of the global fight against the coronavirus...

Greece Raises Minimum Wage to €650, Nixes Sub-Minimum for Under-25s

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced on Monday that the nation will raise its minimum wage to €650 ($745) per month, and his government will...

Cost of Labor Increased By 2.2 Percent in Euro-Area, Data Reveals

The cost of labor was increased by 2.2 percent in Euro-area during the second quarter of 2018, according to data published by Eurostat. This didn’t...

Unions Representing Municipal Workers on Short-term Contracts Call for Strikes Following Court’s Job Ruling

Tensions are rising as unions who represent municipal workers on short-term contracts are calling for strikes through the country in protest of the court's...

German Businesses Planning Investments in Greece Could Create 50,000 Jobs

German businesses are planning important investments in Greece, such as the creation of a logistics center in Alexandroupolis and investments in tourism, which could...

Data Shows Greece’s Job Loss in January 2017 at 16-Υear Record Low

The latest data released by the Greek Labor Ministry's IT system, Ergani, shows that the job loss rate in January 2017 has hit a...

Min Katrougalos Aims to ‘Isolate’ IMF’s Influence on Pension and Labor

On Thursday Labor and Social Insurance Minister Giorgos Katrougalos said that he seeks to "isolate" the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and its influence on...

Labor Minister Says Negotiations for Labor Law Reforms to be Based on International Committee...

The basis for the negotiations between the government and the institutions on labor law reforms will be the report of the International Committee of...

Public Spending, Social Welfare, Labor Issues at Wednesday’s Meetings With Institutions

Greece’s public spending, labor issues, social welfare and the strategy for development will be among the issues that will be discussed in the next...

European Commission Reports that Greece’s Industrial Sector Drastically Shrank from 2008-2015

Greek industrial companies are struggling to compete with their foreign counterparts, according to the European Commission, that estimates the Greek manufacturing sector saw drastic...

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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