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Efood delivery workers on 24h strike despite company promising contracts

The online app for food delivery efood announced on Thursday that it will turn all working contracts into ‘unlimited’ ones thus recognizing the time they worked in the past and will hire 2,016 people. The company proceeds in changing the working status of delivery workers after a huge outcry on …

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2.7 million European Union workers can’t afford heat, study finds

Almost 3 million European Union workers can’t afford to heat their homes amid a rise in energy prices, according to a labor organization’s study released Wednesday. The European Trade Union Confederation, which represents 45 million members, said that 15% of the EU’s working poor – the equivalent of 2,713,578 people …

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Tyrnavos: Explosion at tsipouro distillery injures eight workers

At least eight people suffered burn injuries and were experiencing breathing difficulties when an explosion occurred at a tsipouro distillation plant near Larissa in central Greece on Friday. According to preliminary reports, none of the injured plant workers were in critical condition, although at least six suffered from smoke inhalation. …

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40% of Greek workers don’t get paid for overtime work, survey shows

Forty percent of workers, working overtime, is not paid for their extra working hours, a survey by the largest private sector trade union umbrella GSEE has found. A 73% of workers demand to be paid for their overtime work instead of taking leave or day off The survey showed that …

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Greece’s Hospital workers demand mass recruitment due to pandemic

Workers in Greece’s public hospitals mobilized on Thursday demanding more personnel and more measures against the pandemic. The protest took place on the background of 10 health workers who died of Covid-19 in hospitals across the country, another 9 currently intubated in ICUs. At the same time they denounce that …

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Canning company in Pella shut down after 114 workers positive to Covid-19

A canning company in Skydra in the Prefecture of Pella, western Macedonia, was ordered to shut down and stop all operations on Friday after 114 confirmed cases of coronavirus were detected among its staff. The operation of the entire company has been suspended, including all its infrastructure and facilities and …

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Police batons against hospital workers amid the pandemic (video)

With tear gas and batons riot police went against hospital workers in downtown Athens on Wednesday morning. Protesters marched to the Health Ministry demanding a meeting with the Minister. However, police did not allow them to come closer. The union of public hospital workers POEDIN demands extension of work contracts …

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Greece announces more measures to contain spread of coronavirus

Greece announced on Friday additional measures and restrictions to prevent the increasing trend of the spread of the coronavirus in the country. The measures include the closure of restaurants and bars in Attica by midnight, limit to the number of people participating in social events, the use of mask in …

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Outbreak alarm in Kavala: 24 factory workers tested positive

Coronavirus alarm in the prefecture of Kavala in north-eastern Greece: 24 workers at a meat procession plant have been tested positive on Covid-19. The fact that they are asymptomatic has increased concerns in an area that already counts infections due to tourists arrivals. National Public Health Organization (EODY) confirmed Saturday …

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30 ambulance workers in quarantine after two tested COVID-19 positive

Thirty ambulance workers in Athens have been placed in quarantine after two of their colleagues were tested positive for COVID-10 on Wednesday. Οne of the infected workers had high fever for two days and the other was asymptomatic. The two had reportedly not transferred any OCVID-9 patients in the last …

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Over 200k enterprises in Greece in suspended operation, million workers affected

205,984 enterprises, with a workforce of at least 1,063,098 workers are currently in suspension of operation status by state order, as part of the government measures contain the coronavirus pandemic in Greece, the country’s Statistics authority said on Thursday. These enterprises make a 14.6% out of total and the workforce …

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