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Greece-Troika Talks in Paris Reach Dead End

After two days of marathon negotiations in Paris, Greece and its international lenders have failed to reach a deal regarding the country’s austerity and reform program, while Greece is approaching the deadline to strike a new financing deal with its...

Plan to Prevent The "Great Minds of Greece" From Leaving

Greek Minister of Labor Giannis Vroutsis announced that he has formed a new plan so that the “great minds of Greece,” people who have graduated from higher educational institutions, don’t feel the need to leave the country in order to find...

Under 1000 Euros The Majority of Pensions in Greece

Pensions in Greece have been reduced more than 30% during the last few years due to the measures implemented by the Memorandum. According to data from the Union of Social Security, 76.5% of main pensions are under 1,000 euros, while...

Average Pension at 921 Euros

According to data released on August 6 by the Ministry of Labor, Social Security and Welfare, the number of pensioners in Greece reaches 2,707 million, while the correspondent sum for payment of pensions amounts to 4.45 million euros. In particular,...

1.5 Million Uninsured Workers in Greece

According to a survey carried out by the Labor Institute of G.S.E.E, about 1,5 million workers in Greece, both Greeks and foreigners, are working under the regime of partial or entirely uninsured labor. The data show that the contribution evasion...