Greek Teacher Layoffs End Public Job Security After 103 Years
Saturday is the last day of the eight-month period allotted for teachers to reapply for a reduced number of positions at Greek technical schools. Last summer, job cuts were scheduled at vocational and technical schools across Greece and staff were asked to reapply...
Greek Industry: 66 Jobs Lost on a Daily Basis
The number of permanent or temporary employees in the Greek manufacturing industry decreased by 6.7% in 2013. The Hellenic Statistical Authority announced that during the last year, the number of jobs decreased by approximately 24,100 and an average of...
ADEDY Declares Strike on August 28
One of the largest labor unions in Greece, ADEDY, will go on strike on August 28 and organize a rally in the center of Athens, protesting against the layoffs in the public sector, while it will next decide on...
Public Hospital Workers on Strike July 16, 24
Public hospitals, welfare structures and the ambulance service will operate with a security staff on July 16 and July 24, after the decision of the PanHellenic Federation of Employees in Public Hospitals (POEDIN) to declare strikes in response to...
German Medical Corporation Wants to Acquire Greek Clinics
The German Medical Corporation “Asklepios” (“Asklepios Kliniken Hamburg GmbH”) appears set on buying Greek private and state medical facilities, under the approval of the Greek Health Ministry. The first “targets” seem to be private clinics, while several state hospitals...
Pangalos: 70000 Layoffs in Public Businesses
In his interview to the Swiss newspapers “Tribune de Geneve” and “24 Heures”, the Vice President of the Greek government, Theodoros Pangkalos said that ca. 70,000 job positions in the public sector will be lost due to new merging...
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