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Greece Tourism, Business Bodies Say Reduced Taxation Must Follow Basic Wage Rise

In response to the Greek government's decision to increase the minimum wage by 11 percent, SETE and SEV are calling for a decrease in taxation and social insurance contributions.

Greek Tourism Drives Down May 2018 Jobless Rate

Greece’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate eased by 20 percent in May 2018 for the first time in seven years driven in large part by the tourism sector.

Greek Tourism Creates Most Jobs in June

Accommodation and food services created the most new job openings in June, according to the Greek labor ministry's Ergani system.

May 2018 Job Figures Reveal Seven in 10 Hired in Greek Tourism

Hospitality and F&B services accounted for seven in 10 hirings in Greece in May, according to data from the labor ministry’s Ergani system.

Greek Tourism Curbs Joblessness in April

Greece’s tourism sector is tackling unemployment head on, creating 100,246 new jobs in April this year, marking a third consecutive month on the positive, according to data from the Ergani system.

Seasonal Tourism in Greece Takes Toll on Jobs

The seasonal character of Greek tourism has taken a toll on employment rates, with 98,420 lost jobs in October marking the end of the season.

No Ferries in Greece on May 1 Due to Strike

All passenger ferries will remain docked across Greece on Monday, May 1, as ferry workers will go on a 24-hour strike to mark May Day.

Greek Labour Ministry Receiving Applications for Vocational Training in Tourism

The Labour and Social Solidarity Ministry is receiving applications through to July 30 for its vocational training in tourism program to offer tuition to 8,000 unemployed individuals aged 18-29.