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Greece Sees Highest Pension Spend in EU

Greece spends the highest percentage of its GDP on pensions compared to other European Union member states, Eurostat says. Despite the fact that pensions have...

Minister Admits Cuts Will Also Hit Greek Pensions Under €1,000

As elderly Greeks face losing up to €350 ($416) per month when new pension cuts are implemented as of Jan. 1, 2019 a government minister has...

Greek Pensioners Face Losses of Up to €350 per Month in 2019 Cuts

Greek pensioners are about to lose up to €350 ($416) per month when new pension cuts are implemented as of Jan. 1, 2019. Finance Minister...

Greek Pensioners Protest Deep Cuts in Pensions, Health Care

Hundreds of pensioners protested in central Athens on Thursday against the new reduction in the pensions and cuts in health benefits. The elderly protesters marched...

About 100,000 Greeks Receive their Pensions from the German State

100,000 Greek citizens are receiving their pensions from the German state, wrote German newspaper Rheinische Post. Rentenversicherung data shows that the number of Greek pensioners eligible...

IMF Sees Fiscal Gap for Greece, Pension Cuts Might Come Sooner

The International Monetary Fund foresees a fiscal gap of 2.3 billion euros in the 2018 budget, which might mean that the pension cuts scheduled...

German FinMin: It was the Greek Gov’t that Chose to Cut Pensions

It was the Greek government that chose to cut pensions to meet fiscal targets, not the creditors' suggestion, German Finance Minister Wofgang Schaeuble said...

Population of Care Homes in Greece Affected by Economic Crisis

The care home population in Greece has been affected by the economic crisis, even though public and private homes for the elderly are full. According...

Greek Government to ‘Freeze’ Pensions Until 2022, as Creditors Require

Greece's creditors ask for the "freezing" of pensions for an additional year -- until 2022 instead of 2021 -- as a prerequisite to close...

More than 315,000 New Greek Pensioners Waiting for Payment

More than 315,000 pensions -- main and supplementary -- and retirement bonuses are overdue in Greece, according to a Kathimerini newspaper report. New pensions are...

Greek Labor Ministry: 1.2 Million Pensioners Live on Less than €500 a Month

The report of the Unified System of Control and Payment of Pensions "ILIOS" made public by the Labor Ministry shows that 1.2 million...

Greek Parliament Committee Finds Salary, Pension Cuts Unconstitutional

The Parliamentary Scientific Committee in its new report that accompanies the new omnibus bill expressed concern over the constitutionality of the provisions of Law...

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