Court of Auditors effectively cancels wage and pension cuts

22 February 2016
686 Views

The government will be faced with serious legal and financial problems since the Court of Auditors has ruled that the cuts in wages and pensions of ESY doctors that were carried out in August 2012 conflict with the Constitution.

According to a report in the Sunday edition of Ethnos, the Court of Auditors set a precedent after vindicating pensioner, who filed a complaint over the cuts. Specifically, the ruling stresses that the pension cuts were carried out without any consideration into their impact on the provision of a decent living and proportionality.

The cost of restoring the wage and pension cuts of ESY doctors is approximately 220 million euros. Should the Court of Auditors ruling be implemented, then the government will likely see other sectors pose similar demands.

You may be interested

Coronavirus Greece: 842 new cases, 427 in Attica
GREECE
shares28 views
GREECE
shares28 views

Coronavirus Greece: 842 new cases, 427 in Attica

makis - Jan 26, 2021

The Greek authorities announced today 842 new cases of the new coronavirus, of which 13 were identified after checks at…

No side effects from vaccinations recorded in Greece, says Head of National Vaccination Committee
GREECE
shares23 views
GREECE
shares23 views

No side effects from vaccinations recorded in Greece, says Head of National Vaccination Committee

Panos - Jan 26, 2021

No adverse side effects have been recorded so far during the vaccination of the country's elderly citizens, said the Head…

Elon Musk launches 143 small satellites in space at the same time – New record
WORLD
shares26 views
WORLD
shares26 views

Elon Musk launches 143 small satellites in space at the same time – New record

Panos - Jan 26, 2021

Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched 143 small satellites simultaneously on Sunday, a new world record. The launch was carried out with…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.