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Greeks Have to Work 198 Days to Pay Taxes

Greeks have to work 198 days in order to pay their annual taxes, a study conducted by the Center for Liberal Studies (KEFIM) says. According to a Kathimerini newspaper report, the KEFIM survey shows that Greeks have to work until...

Greeks Work Longest Hours in Europe

    Greeks work the longest hours in Europe, while Germans clock the least hours, new data by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) reveal. The OECD includes 35 developed countries and some developing nations. The data were presented during the World...

The Greek Pioneers Who Dug the Suez Canal

The "new" Suez Canal, which was officially inaugurated on August 6, 2015, changed the world of shipping, doubling the cargo capacity of the original canal, which was built in the mid-1800s. The nation of Greece has been connected to the Suez...

Greek Workers Looking for Job Opportunities in UK

After the financial crisis hit Greece, the unemployment rates hit the roof and numerous workers fled the country in order to escape the suffocating situation. Most of them started looking for job opportunities outside the country, and especially in...

40,000 Greek Workers Fired or Suspended

The imposition of capital controls delivered the last blow to the public construction projects, leading to many cancellations, even in sites that operated normally until yesterday. The main reason behind the cancellations is that there is no way for...

Greeks Are the New Cheap Workers in Holland

In Holland, there are many Greeks who work for many hours as unskilled laborers in greenhouses, farms, taverns and restaurants, while they are paid below the minimum wage rate, according to Greek newspaper I Efimerida. There is a new generation of...

Greek Workers from Eight Hospitals on Strike

Athens residents needing medical treatment on Wednesday may face problems over a walkout scheduled from 11 am until 3 pm local time by Greek doctors and medical staff from eight hospitals in the capital - Evanghelismos, West Attica general...

GSEE Union Says Workers Pay For Crisis

In its monthly report on employment, wages, and taxes, GSEE, the General Union of Workers in Greece, claimed poverty is rising in unprecedented levels and that the tax system is stealing from the poor to give to the rich....

Troika: Stop Automatic Wage Hikes

It may come as a surprise during Greece's crushing austerity measures that anyone is getting a pay raise in the public sector, but the country's international lenders have ordered an end to automatic wage increases based on the number...