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Greek MEP Alexis Georgoulis Defends Arts, Culture in Europe

Greek Member of the European Parliament Alexis Georgoulis has secured the passing of a resolution in the Culture Committee of the European Parliament which seeks to defend working conditions for all artists in the EU. The popular Greek actor turned...

Efood Delivery Workers Stage Protest in Athens

Delivery drivers for the Greek app Efood staged a large protest in the center of Athens on Wednesday afternoon in the wake of massive backlash the company faced over worker's rights. Hundreds of drivers for the Greek food delivery giant...

Efood Delivery: From Financial Success To Self-Inflicted Disaster

It took Efood delivery less than three years to become one of the most successful Internet startups in Greece -- but less than one day to turn into the ultimate disaster story. When a text message to 115 of their...

Greek Delivery Giant Efood Faces Major Backlash Over Worker’s Rights

Efood, Greece's largest food delivery service, sent out a text message to 115 of their employees urging them to become freelancers, possibly accepting no benefits and less stable employment, or lose their jobs. For ten years, Efood has been the...

Thousands Join Strike Protest in Athens Against Labor Bill

Thousands of demonstrators joined a strike protest in central Athens on Thursday against the new labor bill

Greek Enterprise Federation (SEV) Drops the 'Bomb' on Workers Rights

The Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) dropped the bomb by demanding the liberalization of group dismissals, a drastic restriction of strike action and more strength for corporate contracts over agreements concerning workers sectors. The legislation SEV is calling for, was...

Greece Ranks Low on Workers Rights

A recent report by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) ranks Greece among the world’s worst countries for workers concerning the abuse of labor union rights, and worst in Europe. “Countries such as Denmark and Uruguay led the way through their...

ILO Wants Greece to Restore Labor Rights

 The International Labor Organization, through it's committee of Freedom of Association, has complained that new austerity measures violate the rights of workers, as a Greek court also ruled but was ignored.  The ILO is a body of employers, employees...