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Mercy Corps suspends two employees over alleged migrant abuse and corruption

US-based international aid agency Mercy Corps suspended two employees until an investigation conducted by Greek authorities concludes. The investigation follows claims that workers at the NGO had sexually harassed migrants in Greece’s reception centers and had misused funds aiming to the welfare of refugees and migrants. “Mercy Corps is investigating …

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Swedish company implants microchips in employee’s hands

Dystopia. Employees as Cyborgs.  About 150 employees the Swedish technology firm Epicenter agreed to have a microchip inserted in their hands, the company said. It is the first time such implants are used to tag employees via microchips on a broad scale. Epicenter and a handful of other companies are …

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Sharing economy is creating a Dickensian world

The sharing economy benefits its creators, but this may be at the expense of those who do the work or provide the service — as well as the broader economy. The real reasons for the sharing economy are simple. The existing industries targeted by these platforms are frequently inefficient. Over …

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1.2million Greeks await 3-15 months for their salaries

One out of three Greece’s labor craft await 3 to 15 months for their salaries. This is one of the main slogans of the campaign for the rights of workers launched by opposition party To Potami. In a statement, the centrist party notes that “more than 1.2million people go daily …

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Greek Parliament Speaker fires 7 employees hired on fake or forged education documents

Seven employees at the Greek Parliament have been dismissed after it was found out that they were hired with fake or forged school degrees. Among them is a “scientific adviser” to former Prime Minister Costa Simitis, two permanent employees and four members of the Special Guard of the parliament. In …

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Tax evasion: state ‘steals’ the state

That’s a true LOL story Made in Greece! The Culture Ministry has been systematically evading taxes for years or even decades or better say: state institutions have been depriving  the state from tax revenues. The incredible tax evasion was revealed at the museum of the the archaeological site of Knossos …

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Lost in taxes: Greek FinMin to ask 55% tax in advance from employees & pensioners

A new tax blow awaits the usual taxpayer classes that pay their taxes anyway: the class of employees and pensioners. In a new attack of ‘tax paranoia’ the Greek Finance Ministry decided to squeeze the last drop of blood  for one more time by introducing the measure of taxes in …

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Labor Ministry to register …quicksand movements in Greece’s private sector

What’s the purpose of this waste of money and time? And thus in a labor market environment that moves with a speed of quicksand responding even to the touch of a light tree leaf? Greek Labor Ministry wants to register all employees across the country. You know all these workers for …

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