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Unionists Protest Social Security Fund Changes by Blocking EFKA Entrance

On Tuesday morning unionist gathered at the new EFKA social security fund in downtown Athens and blocked the entrance in protest to the new...

Greek Labor Minister Admits to Further Pension Cuts at Creditors’ Request

Greece's Labor Minister Giorgos Katrougalos admitted on Thursday that the government may have to proceed with deep pension cuts as creditors request. Speaking to government...

250,000 Pension Applications are Frozen in Greece

The list of retired employees who have applied for pension is getting bigger each day reaching 250,000 applications, while the waiting period may reach...

Financial Times: ‘Greeks Are One Minute Away from Midnight’

The Greek government is turning to the social security funds and Athens Metro in order to accommodate its debts and keep the country afloat, reported...

Greek Deputy Health Minister: Arrears Settlement to Bring 1.5 Bln Euros in Revenue

The settlement of arrears to the Greek State in 100 installments will bring 1.5 billion euros to state coffers this year, Greek Deputy Health Minister...

Outstanding Debts to Security Funds Pile Up

Outstanding debts to security funds in Greece reached 13.5 billion euros in November, compared to 11.485 billion in October, according to latest figures. Almost 1.8...

Survey: High Unemployment and Rising Deficits of Social Security Funds

The General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE) revealed data showing a huge decline in income for most Greek wage earners during the crisis. The data...

No Marriage and Child Benefits to Private Sector Employees

According to Imerisia newspaper, the new collective agreement for private sector employees signed this month does not provide for marriage and child benefits. Up...

Greek Interior Ministry Refuses to Form Debt Collection Agency

The IMF is pressing Greece to form a private collection agency in order to recover millions of euros owed to social security funds. However, the...

Insurance Funds Lost 33 Billion Euros During Crisis

Greek Social Security Funds (POPOKP) 30th Congress of Employees, presented figures which show that social security funds in the country have recorded losses of...

Stournaras: 500 million euros Should Come From Social Security Funds

The Greek Finance Minister Yiannis Stournaras opened the discussion for new measures saying that next year the government will seek an additional 500 million...

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