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New Electronic System Expected to Save Greek Public Sector Hundreds of Millions

Greece's new ''Electronic Document Transfer System,'' the bill for which was signed by government ministers on Friday, is expected to save the Greek state...

Public Sector Employees Call 24-Hour Strike for Thursday

Greece’s largest public-sector union organization (ADEDY), which represents employees working for the country's public sector, has called for a 24-hour nationwide strike on Thursday,...

Wages in Public Sector Rose for Last Three Years; Private Sector Fell

According to the ERGANI database of the Greek Labor Ministry, the wages the Greek State paid to its staff rose by the impressive figure...

Greek Public Sector Workers on Strike Over Pay, Pensions

The largest union representing public sector employees in Greece has called for a 24-hour strike on Wednesday. ADEDY, which represents about half a million public...

Tsipras Pledges to Hire 10,000 Public Servants Following Church Agreement

In an interview with Greece's Alpha TV, the country's Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, said that the proposed agreement between the government and the Church...

Greece Faces More Strikes on May 30

Greece faces widespread disruption on May 30 as a range of labor unions announce a 24-hour strike. The General Confederation of Greek Labor, which represents...

Greece Sees Huge Rise in Public Sector

The number of public sector agencies in Greece skyrocketed between 2015 and 2017, despite a government commitment to reduce it, a Kathimerini newspaper report...

Young Greeks Who Left to Work Abroad Turn their Backs on Greek Public Sector

The promise of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras that his administration would stop Greece's brain drain by offering jobs in the public sector to university...

Greek Public Sector Hirings Exceeded Retirements in 2016

Greece's public sector registry in 2016 was marked by more hirings than retirements, with the difference being the largest in the past four years,...

Record of 12,000 Contract Hirings in Greek Public Sector in 2016

The Supreme Council for Civil Personnel Selection (ASEP) report for 2016 shows that 12,125 people were hired in the public sector as seasonal staff,...

One in Two Private Sector Employees in Greece Earn Less than €800 per Month

One in two employees in the private sector in Greece earns less than 800 euros per month, while only 11 percent of public sector...

Greeks Want Less Government and Lower Taxes, study shows

Greeks want tax cuts and less government, even if that means that they would lose some social benefits, and believe that the crisis was...

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