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Greek unemployment falls to 16.95% in July from 19.1% a year earlier

The unemployment rate in Greece fell to 16.95 in July, from 19.1% in July 2018 and 17.1% in June 2019, Greek Statistics Authority ELSTAT said on Thursday. ELSTAT said in its monthly report that the number of unemployed people totaled 797,218 in July, down 109,577 from July 2018 (a decline …

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Unemployment among university graduates in Greece highest in EU

University graduates in Greece topped the list for the unemployment of young graduates in the EU28, with a 20% unemployment rate.  Greece ranks 25th based on the annual equivalent net income of university graduates, a survey by the General Confederation of Employees of Greece (GSEE) – the biggest trade union …

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Labour Minister announces €400 one-off Christmas bonus to young jobless

Labor Minister Efi Ahtsiglou announces a 400-euro one-off Christmas bonus to young unemployed aged 18-24 who are normally not  eligible to unemployment allowance. The bonus is described as “youth solidarity” allowance and is expected to be distributed by the end of the month. Eligible are unemployed aged 18-24 who are …

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EU spends more in cows than in young jobless

The argument is not new. It was brought up by Peter Matjašic, president of the European Youth Forum last July, when European leaders were deciding on how to spend the money and what were the priorities of the next EU budget for 2014-2020. Peter Matjašic argued that the EU spent …

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EUROSTAT: Greece Leads in Youth Unemployment with 53.8%

Greece leads in youth unemployment with 53.8%, while it occupies the second place after Spain in unemployment in all age groups. According to EUROSTAT, unemployment in Greece reached 23.1% in May 2012, recording an increase of 6.3% compared with May 2011. This is the second highest rate within the European Union after …

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