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Mitsotakis EU

Greek PM urges for an EU strategy for a return to normality

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis called for an EU strategy to restore the smooth running of markets, as well as a coherent framework for normalising transport and tourism, during his call to…

OAED

Greece sees significant drop in unemployment numbers

Greece’s employment, training and social welfare organization (OAED) announced a significant drop in the number of unemployment people registered with the organisation. According to OAED, the drop in registered unemployed was 5.06%…

Greek uni graduates have highest unemployment rate 20

Greek uni graduates have highest unemployment rate

Figures released by the General Confederation of Employees of Greece on Friday, revealed that Greek university graduates have the highest unemployment rate amongst their peers in Europe at a staggering 20%. According…

Giannis Vroutsis

Greeks fired without “excuses” from here on: Labor Minister

Greece’s Labor Minister Giannis Vroutsis scrapped Tsipras’ government legislation on Monday, that obliged employers to give “well-founded” reasons for dismissals in the workplace. Vroutsis signed the change on Monday which abolishes the…

Greece records greatest jobless drop in Eurozone 24

Greece records greatest jobless drop in Eurozone

According to Eurostat seasonally adjusted data released on Tuesday, Greece registered the highest drop in unemployment among all 28 EU countries in February 2019, compared to the same period last year, from…

Greek PM honours Labour Day 26

Greek PM honours Labour Day

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras paid homage to International Labour Day on Wednesday 1 May, referring to the importance of labour protections and the fact that 2019 was the first anniversary “after…

Greek unemployment on the decline 30

Greek unemployment on the decline

Official unemployment figures released on Wednesday by Greece’s employment organisation, OAED reveal a slow decline. According to OAED registered unemployment eased slightly from 949,385 persons in February from 957,532 in January. In…

Unemployment in Greece continues sharp decline 32

Unemployment in Greece continues sharp decline

Unemployment figures released on Friday by Eurostat indicated the Greek unemployment rate was 18.5% in November 2018, from 18.7% in October. In its report, the EU executive’s statistics agency said that Greece…

Greek Prime Minister ‘sells’ Greece 34

Greek Prime Minister ‘sells’ Greece

Greece’s Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras did his best to sell a positive vision of Greece during his address to the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday. Tsipras highlighted the facts that the…

Greece still ranks number 1 in unemployment 36

Greece still ranks number 1 in unemployment

The European Statistical Agency EUROSTAT released its latest report on unemployment figures on Friday, indicating that the average unemployment rate in the euro area is 8.1% and 6.7% amongst the EU Member States…

Decrease in Greek official unemployment figures 42

Decrease in Greek official unemployment figures

According to Greece’s Workforce Employment Organisation (OAED) registered unemployment feel by 2.74 % in September compared with August, or 24,581 less unemployed people but with the demographic in the 30-44 age group…

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