The average retirement age in Greece stands at just 57 years and eight months, daily Kathimerini reports quoting a survey conducted by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
December 24, 2013
Fines to employers for hiring uninsured individuals have been raised 18 times to 10,550 euros per worker, Labour, Social Insurance and Welfare Minister Yiannis Vroutsis said on Monday.
August 19, 2013
The Portuguese government plans to tap nearly all of its state-owned pension fund to ease it over the hump of a hefty EUR27.5bn of financing needs over the next two years, according to domestic news reports.
Reuters: May 22, 2013
Main opposition Radical Left Coalition (SYRIZA) leader Alexis Tsipras, addressing a pensioners' rally on Monday evening, stressed the need for the creation of a nationwide pensioners' solidarity network
May 22, 2013
The implementation of the "dogma of 'law and order' to secondary education teachers before they even start striking is the pinnacle of authoritarianism," Communist Party of Greece (KKE) secretary general Dimitris Koutsoumbas said on Monday
May 13, 2013
Greek journalists will be on strike for the second time in less than a week on Monday to protest plans to merge their social security fund with a national scheme.
eKathimerini: November 5, 2012