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Greek Gov’t Rules Spending Controls & Wages-Pension Cuts Bypassing the Parliament

With two legislative actions and fourteen ministerial decisions the Greek government caused serious damage to two state powers of a sovereign state:  the Legislative and the Executive. Bypassing the Parliament, the government drafted legislative actions that give the Finance Minister super powers. Inspectors at ministries, local governments and public utilities enterprises will monitor …

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Greek commerce sector report paints bleak picture

Employment in the Greek commerce sector shrank by over 12 percent in the past year and there is going to be no improvement in 2013, a report by the sector΄s main association claims. In a preview of its annual report, set to be released Monday, the National Confederation of Greek …

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Protests and Occupations as Municipality Workers & Civil Servants Oppose “Labour Reserve”

With slogans and banners against the loan agreement, municipality workers and civil servants took to the streets on Monday, protesting the measure of ‘labour reserve’ that will forcefully sent home workers with only 75% of their salary and thus as of next month.  Municipality workers launched nationwide mobilizations protesting the labour …

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