An overwhelming 80 percent of unemployed young Greeks are turning their backs to the public sector as a way out of record high unemployment
China Economic Net: November 20, 2013
Greek public sector workers went on strike for the second time in a week on Tuesday, shutting schools and leaving hospitals with skeleton staff, as inspectors from Greece's foreign lenders checked whether the country was meeting its bailout targets.
Reuters: September 24, 2013
As austerity measures continue to bite, public employees have come out to protest against the new, leaner state.
Al Jazeera: September 18, 2013
Greek doctors on Tuesday joined the latest wave of strikes to hit the debt-stricken country, with thousands of public sector workers protesting against government plans for lay-offs and redeployments.
AFP: September 18, 2013
Greece's austerity drive has cost public sector workers a privilege they have enjoyed for more than two decades - six extra days of paid holiday every year if they use a computer.
Reuters: September 14, 2013
The Greek government has approved an additional 8,100 public workers to be put into a redeployment scheme as part of reforms required by its international creditors.
Press TV: August 27, 2013
The government expects to have completed the gradual layoff of 12,500 civil servants by the end of September, Administrative Reform and e-Governance Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told private Mega TV on Monday.
August 6, 2013
Greek civil servants protesting mass staff cuts took their campaign to the gates of the ancient Acropolis on Friday, after the government announced that 500 workers at the culture ministry would be suspended next month.
The Republic: August 3, 2013
The leader of Greece's National Union of Teachers has been suspended from his job as an Athens high school teacher as part of mass public sector staff cuts.
The Republic: August 1, 2013
Administrative Reform Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday unveiled an action plan to strengthen disciplinary control and action in the public sector,
July 31, 2013