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Second day of ADEDY's strike; concert outside the parliament

Public sector union (ADEDY) mobilizations continue on Thursday, second day of the 48h strike against reserve labor and possible layoffs in public sector.
March 20, 2014

Greek civil servants strike over lay-offs

Greek civil servants have launched a 48-hour strike against additional lay-offs planned this year under the terms of the country's EU-IMF bailout.
MSN NZ News: March 19, 2014

Amendments to draft bill abolishing 23 public-sector organizations approved

The Parliament plenum on Thursday voted in favor of abolishing 23 public-sector organizations, the re-examination of the hiring of former short-term contractors and the introduction of a public servants evaluation system with pre-set point ratios, riders in a draft bill on public administration.
March 14, 2014

Young jobless Greeks turn backs to public sector

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 strike as lenders check reform progress

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

Greece struggles to slim the state

As austerity measures continue to bite, public employees have come out to protest against the new, leaner state.
Al Jazeera: September 18, 2013

Hospital doctors join Greek strikes

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 scraps extra holiday for civil servants using computers

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

Greece OK’s 8100 for redeployment

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

Unbearable cost

It is often said that our political system is incompetent, but it is doing a perfect job in reproducing the existing model.
Paschos Mandravelis: June 3, 2013