Labor Ministry

The salary raise challenge

Setting the minimum salary at 950 euros per month, from €780 today, and the average at €1,500 from €1,176.5 in end-2022 and €1,184 in end-May, is one of the key objectives of New Democracy, which is widely expected to win another four-year term in the elections this Sunday.

Fatal accident prompts strike at Perama Ship Repair Zone

Workers at the Perama Ship Repair Zone, situated northwest of the Piraeus port, have initiated a fresh 24-hour strike on Wednesday in response to a fatal accident that took place on Tuesday. As part of their protest, employees will gather outside the ISAP electric railway station in Piraeus at 10 a.m., while the Piraeus Labor Center has organized a rally at Korai Square in Piraeus at 7 p.m.

‘Panic button’ app to help women facing domestic violence

A digital application for cellphones to support women facing violence at home, called "Panic Button," was introduced in Athens and Thessaloniki on March 23.

The free app is downloaded on a smartphone and activates the service by pressing on a button which sends a text message (sms) to the operational center of the police. The app contains the needed information to locate the user.

Digital labor card for state transport workers

The government is bringing forward the implementation of the digital labor card at state companies to the end of April, in the aftermath of the Tempe railway tragedy.

The findings of the investigation into the deadly train collision have reportedly deemed it imperative that the digital work card be introduced at public utility companies, especially those in transport.