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Workers at rail track public transport to get 2%-4% wage increase

Remember the strikes and the work stoppages launched by workers at public transport means Metro, Tram and Urban Train ISAP? They were successful! The management of STA.SY and the staff signed a new collective bargain contract according to which workers will receive basic salary hikes from 2% to 4%. According …

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Greece’s young employees (18-29) earn less than €500/month

Almost half of young employees between 18 and 29 years old earn less than €500 net per month despite the laws for over 25 saying otherwise. In a survey conducted by human resources and job seekers website kariera.gr among 5,208 respondents aged 18-35, students and University/technical college graduates the results …

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Athens: a jobless, an unpaid worker: two men commit suicide on a single day

Saturday morning in Vrilissia, short after 11 o’ clock: a man walks on the street. Suddenly he hides himself in the bushes. Flames arise from the green, screams are to be heard. A driver of a passing car, stops and rush to  extinguish the fire, calls the ambulance. The man is rushed …

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Bank of Greece: List of Monthly Salaries for Governor & Co

At first sight the net salaries of governor George Provopoulos and other board members of the Bank of Greece are not particularly striking. For example, Provopoulos earns  7.615,92 euro per month, two deputy governors 8.148,12 and  7.373,64, three others 4.596,91,  5.944,26 and 6.765,87 euro respectively. Some of them do not pay …

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PM Papademos Has Waived His Salary

This is something that even his closed aides didn’t know. Lucas Papademos does not receive any salary for serving Greeks as their prime minister. According to daily TA NEA, Papademos made this revelation when a relevant question came by a German journalist. Unfortunately the Greek daily does not give any further …

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Greece’s President Papoulias Has Waived His Salary

The President of the Greek Republic Karolos Papoulias will stop receiving compensation for the performance of his duties. Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos announced this important decision after a meeting with Papoulias on Wednesday morning. “The President asked me to initiate procedures to make this happen” Venizelos told reporters. Newspaper Ethnos had …

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Greeks in the Tropic of Austerity

Wherever you sit and stand you will get confronted with private stories and destinies in the Tropic of Greek Austerity.  A huge scissors made of steel cuts salaries, pensions and jobs. Within a single month people see their income vanished and they have to cope with just 550 euro to feed their …

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