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Greece’s Creditors “Concerned” About Minimum Wage Hike

Greece’s creditors expressed deep concern on Thursday over the recent decision by the government to increase the minimum wage by 11 percent, according to...

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...

Greece to Raise Minimum Wage in February

The Greek government will increase the minimum wage effective February 1st, according to Labor Minister Effie Achtsioglou. She announced the measure on Friday in...

Greece Lags Behind in Minimum Wage, Purchasing Power

Greece is close to the bottom among countries regarding the minimum wages earned by workers, and Greeks have little real purchasing power, according to data from Germany's Wirtschafts-und...

Greece to Raise Minimum Wage First Time since 2009

The Greek government on Wednesday tabled to parliament a draft amendment to increase the minimum wage for the first time since 2009, when the...

Greece’s Tsipras Vows to Raise Minimum Wage

The priority for the government will be to regulate the labour market and increase the minimum wage, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday,...

Greece Wants to Raise Minimum Wage, Says Minister

The government's aim is to increase the minimum wage, Labour Minister Efi Achtsioglou stated on Monday while speaking to Greek public broadcaster ERT. Achtsioglou said...

FEINTS: Greeks Spend Over 40% of Income on Monthly Housing Costs

The European Federation of National Organizations Working with the Homeless (FEINTS) recently did a survey which revealed that Greeks are spending more of their...

Greeks Pay as Much as Germans to Put Food on Daily Table

"Poor" Greeks are paying as much as "rich" Germans in order to put the daily food on the table, says a World Economic Forum...

Greece’s Creditors Insist on Larger Percentage in Mass Layoffs

On their first meeting with new Labor Minister Efi Achtsioglou on Tuesday, Greece's creditors insisted, as previously, on a larger percentage in mass layoffs. The...

Greek Unions Protest Labor Reforms: ‘Do Not Compromise With Poverty!’

On Monday evening the scene outside of the Greek parliament was a familiar one as some 7,000 trade union members gathered to protest in...

Greek Minimum Wage Fell by 19.5 Percent Since the Start of the Crisis

Greece holds the record for the sharpest slide in the minimum wage levels from 876.62 euros at pre-crisis levels to 683.76 euros (current rate). In...

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