Tag: Labor

Labor Day action to disrupt public services
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Labor Day action to disrupt public services

makis - Apr 27, 2017

Several strikes and work stoppages will cause disruptions in public transportation services on Monday, as workers mark Labor Day. A 24-hour strike will be staged by Hellenic…

Hard labor for the bailout negotiators
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Hard labor for the bailout negotiators

makis - Mar 13, 2017

Economists and businessmen lined up at the Delphi Economic Forum last week to insist that the labor market is not where the challenges for the Greek economy…

Greek labor minister says IMF demands are ‘unreasonable’
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Greek labor minister says IMF demands are ‘unreasonable’

makis - Feb 09, 2017

The International Monetary Fund’s stance on the Greek bailout is “problematic” and its demands of the cash-strapped country “unreasonable,” Labor Minister Efi Achtsioglou said on Thursday. Speaking…

Members of Rouvikonas barge into Labor Ministry
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Members of Rouvikonas barge into Labor Ministry

makis - Jan 30, 2017

A group of protesters claiming to belong to the anti-establishment Rouvikonas group barged into the Labor Ministry in central Athens on Monday, shouting slogans and scattering flyers.…

Greek hourly labor costs up as public hirings rise, Eurostat shows
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Greek hourly labor costs up as public hirings rise, Eurostat shows

makis - Jan 05, 2017

Average hourly labor costs and hirings in the public sector rose in 2016, compared to the private sector, which saw a drop, according to the latest data…

IMF calls for labor reforms, action on closed professions
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IMF calls for labor reforms, action on closed professions

Sokratis - Jul 09, 2016

Greece got a taste of the tough stance the International Monetary Fund is expected to take during talks on a second round of reforms this fall in…

Labor Ministry issues circulars on age of retirement
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Labor Ministry issues circulars on age of retirement

makis - Dec 24, 2015

The Ministry of Labor has issued three circulars in relation to the gradual increase of the age of retirement, which ranges from 6 months to 17 years…