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Kasselakis, Achtsioglou finalists for SYRIZA leadership

Stefanos Kasselakis and Effie Achtsioglou emerged as the two winners in the first round of leadership elections of the main opposition, left-wing SYRIZA yesterday, Sunday. With 99% of the votes counted, Stefanos Kasselakis leads with 45%, followed by Achtsioglou (36.2%), Nikos Pappas (8.8%), Euclid Tsakalotos (8.7%) and Stefanos Tzoumakas (1.29%). …

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Achtsioglou announces her candidacy for SYRIZA leadership

Effie Achtsioglou on Wednesday announced her decision to run as a candidate for the leadership of main opposition SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance, ahead of the party’s Central Committee meeting at the weekend. 38-year-old Achtsioglou , a lawyer, made her announcement in the Colonnade of the Athens Conservatoire on Rigillis Street. “We are …

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Pension contributions for freelancers, self-employed, farmers to decrease as of Jan

Pension contributions by freelance workers, the self-employed and farmers towards their pension will drop from 20% to 13.3% once a new law is voted, Labor Minister Efi Achtsioglou told News 24/7 radio station on Tuesday. The draft law for the reductions, which will include other professions as well, will be …

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Greece to increase minimum wage as of 1. Jan 2019, announces Labor Minister

Minimum wage in Greece will be increased as of 1. January 2019, Labor, Social Insurance and Social Solidarity Minister Efi Achtsioglou announced beginning of the week. The relevant amendment was submitted to the parliament late on Wednesday in order to speed up the procedure The increase of the minimum wage …

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Labor Ministry to reduce fines for undeclared work, raise minimum wage

Fines for undeclared work will be reduced in order to create incentives for full time jobs, Labour Minister Efi Achtsioglou revealed right after Christmas. In an interview with the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA), Labour Minister Efi Achtsioglou revealed plans to overhaul the architecture of the fine system for undeclared labour …

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