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Labor ministry tables social security-pension reform bill in parliament

The Labor ministry submitted to parliament on Saturday the draft bill on social security and pension reform.
April 24, 2016

Farmers escalate protests

The farmers of the Peloponnese return to their blockades on Wednesday and will close again the Corinth-Tripolis motorway at Nestani toll station from 18:00-23:00.
February 17, 2016

All eyes on Nikaia, Larisa as farmers harden their stance

ith farmers throughout the country hardening their stance and escalating their mobilizations, moving from brief, symbolic blockades of national highways to extended blockades of up to 12 and 24 hours, all eyes were on a crucial meeting at Nikaia in Larisa on Sunday.
February 7, 2016

Greek pensions reform sparks protests in test for Tsipras

Farmers, workers, lawyers join first general strike of year. Reform poses the biggest test to Tsipras's political survival
Bloomberg: February 4, 2016

State Minister rules out withdrawal of pension reforms bill

"The government is not discussing the withdrawal of the bill on pension reforms," State Minister Alekos Flambouraris said in an interview with RealNews newspaper on Sunday.
January 31, 2016

Tsipras: 'Either the social security system will change or it will collapse'

The struggle for change is not book theories but daily action, said Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras addressing a SYRIZA event on the first year anniversary of SYRIZA-Independent Greeks governance
January 25, 2016

Stournaras: 'Social security reforms are in the right direction'

The government's proposals on social security reforms are moving in the right direction, Bank of Greece (BoG) governor Yannis Stournaras late on Tuesday said in an interview with Skai TV,
January 13, 2016

Government: 'ND-PASOK governments 'used all methods' for undermining pension system'

Government sources on Sunday replied sharply to critics of the proposed pension system reforms, noting that the previous PASOK and New Democracy governments bore a large share of the blame for the current state of the system.
January 10, 2016

Greek social security reform protesters clash with police

Protesters from a communist-backed union have clashed with police during a demonstration in Athens against social security reforms. The changes are part of Greece's new bailout program and would significantly increase contributions workers have to pay into the funds.
The Tand January 8, 2016

Tsipras: It is our social responsibility to safeguard the sustainability of the social security system

It is our social responsibility to safeguard the sustainability of the social security system and we owe it to the next generations, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday
January 7, 2016