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15,000 Layoffs in Greek Public Sector, Who Gets Cut?

Yesterday, Minister of Administrative Reform Kyriakos Mitsotakis held a meeting with Greece’s Troika of international lenders. The issue of redundancies in the public sector was...

Troika Talks Continue in Paris With Focus On Labor Union Rights and Layoffs

Greek government officials spent a second day in talks with the Troika representatives in Paris yesterday. Greece’s foreign creditors were pressing for changes to...

State Efficiency Rising As Public Sector Shrinks

President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias met with the General Inspector for Public Administration Leandros Rakintzis on Tuesday, who announced a "marked improvement" in the public...

No Public Sector Layoffs in 2015, Mitsotakis Says

Greek Administrative Reform Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday pledged that “as of 2015 there will be no layoffs” in the public sector. “We want a...

6,500 Employee Layoffs in Greek Public Sector

According to the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Greek government and the Troika of international lenders, approximately 15,000 Greek public employees should have...

New Provisions in Omnibus Bill to Alter the Greek Market

The critical omnibus reform bill that needed to release a delayed €10.5 billion installment from Greece’s international lenders was approved by the Greek parliament...

Greek Teacher Layoffs End Public Job Security After 103 Years

Saturday is the last day of the eight-month period allotted for teachers to reapply for a reduced number of positions at Greek technical schools. Last summer,...

Greek Industry: 66 Jobs Lost on a Daily Basis

The number of permanent or temporary employees in the Greek manufacturing industry decreased by 6.7% in 2013. The Hellenic Statistical Authority announced that during...

ADEDY Declares Strike on August 28

One of the largest labor unions in Greece, ADEDY, will go on strike on August 28 and organize a rally in the center of...

Public Hospital Workers on Strike July 16, 24

Public hospitals, welfare structures and the ambulance service will operate with a security staff on July 16 and July 24, after the decision of...

Pangalos: 70000 Layoffs in Public Businesses

In his interview to the Swiss newspapers “Tribune de Geneve” and “24 Heures”, the Vice President of the Greek government, Theodoros Pangkalos said that...

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