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Greek Railways manager, employees among the arrested for illegally selling scrap to gang

Employees at the Hellenic Railways Organization (OSE) are among the 19 people the Greek Police arrested for having formed a gang that was stealing railway equipment estimated worth of 7 million euros. Eight OSE workers – a manager and several employees  but also an employee at the Greek Public Power …

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Greek government to scrap 23% V.A.T in private education & introduce gradually increasing rates

Greek government took an important decision: to scrap the 23% Value Added Tax in private education and introduce gradually increasing VAT rates, while kindergartens and nurseries will be free of V.A.T as before September. According to Athens News Agency report Tuesday noon, the new rates will be: 0% for kindergartens …

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UPD Juncker, Moscovici, Berlin signal to scrap the Troika

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici signaled that they want to scrap the Troika, the representatives of International Monetary Fund, The European Union and the European Central Bank, dealing with the Greek bailout programs, the austerity time table and the so-called …

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Greek civil servants enjoy extra 6-day paid leave for using computers at work

We certainly all feel with the plight of Greek civil servants and the cuts they have been exposed to due to Troika austerity. Their already hard working life spiced with benefits, allowances, part-time work but full-time payments and all possible kinds of benefits a union-government alliance could think of is getting even harder. …

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