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Unemployment in Greece Falls to 11-Year Low in December 2021

Greece's unemployment rate fell to 12.8% in December 2021, marking a significant decline over December 2020's 13.4% and November 2020's 15.5%, according to official figures released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) on Wednesday. During 2021, Greece experienced wild swings...

Unemployment Rises in Greece, Particularly Amongst Young People

Unemployment increased in Greece over the past year reaching 46.8 percent in young people under 25, according to a report released last Wednesday.

Amazon Starts Digital Skills Program in Greece

Greece’s Manpower Organization (OAED) will cooperate with Amazon for the training of the country's registered unemployed on digital skills.

US Lawmakers May Hammer Out New Coronavirus Relief Package in July

  As their European counterparts knocked heads for days, finally agreeing on a wide-ranging, 1.8 trillion-euro ($2.1 trillion) relief package to mitigate the effects of a severe recession brought on by the coronavirus, US lawmakers have struggled to come together...

Laid Off Greek Hotel Worker Witnesses Daughter Collapse from Hunger

A 9-year-old girl in Rhodes fainted from hunger earlier in the week as she was waiting with her unemployed mother at a local bakery to buy some bread, in an incident which highlights the desperate state many employees in...

Greek Unemployment Rate Falls to New Record-Low Levels

The Greek unemployment rate fell to 16.5 percent of the workforce in November of 2019, the latest month for which official data is available. The unemployment rate during the same month in 2018 was 18.6 percent, dropping to 16.6 percent in...

Greek Unemployment Continues Downward Trend; Falls to 16.9% in July

The unemployment rate in Greece fell to 16.9 percent of the workforce in July of 2019, from a level of 19.1 percent seen exactly one year earlier and 17.1 percent in June of this year, the Hellenic (Greek) Statistical Authority...

Unemployment Drops to 16.9 Percent in Greece, Lowest Point Since 2011

According to a new report that the Greece Statistical Authority ELSTAT announced on Thursday, unemployment in the country fell to 16.9 percent during the second quarter of 2019. More specifically, 13.7 percent of Greek men are currently unemployed, while the...

Greece Remains First in the EU in Unemployment Among University Graduates

Τhe Center for the Development of Educational Policy of the General Confederation of Workers of Greece (KANEP-GSEE) published a study in Thessaloniki recently in which it shows that unemployment among young Greek university graduates remains very high,  after nearly...

Eurostat Says Greece Recorded Largest Annual Unemployment Decline in April

The unemployment rate in Greece eased down to 17.6 percent of the workforce in April from the rate of 18.2 percent seen in March, Eurostat announced in a report released on Wednesday. The EU statistical service's report revealed that Greece recorded...