Ministry of Labor
Greek minimum wage: How from 751 it will reach close to 780 euros
An increase of between 5.5% and 9.5% is expected to be given to the minimum wage on April 1st after the completion of the prescribed procedure for determining the amount of the wages.
According to information, the new minimum wage will be over 751 euros (an increase of 5.5%), while in the most optimistic scenario it will reach close to 780 euros (an increase of 9.5%).
The contributions conundrum
The increase of social security contributions from freelance professionals, the self-employed and farmers at the rate of inflation, i.e.
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Germany to Reduce Heating in Public Buildings to 19 Degrees
Germany, which fears a shortage of gas, this winter will limit heating in public buildings with a thermostat that will not be able to exceed 19 degrees, announced the Minister of Economy Robert Habeck.
The environmentalist Habeck, who is also the climate minister, already in July presented energy saving measures.
“Fast track” assessment of the economy in the midst of a general strike
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Brazil's Supreme Court has Allowed Companies to Fire Unvaccinated Employees
Brazil's Supreme Court has allowed companies to require employees to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19. This was announced by the press service of the university court of the country, world agencies reported.
Rapid deterioration of the demographic problem – A time-bomb ticking on the foundations of pensions
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When and how will retroactive payments be made to retirees
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Hatzidakis to OT.gr – In two months we will issue 30,000 pensions per month
Payment of pensions, including retroactive ones, and service to the citizen are the issues that social security organization EFKA seeks to address as a matter of priority, according to what the Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, Kostis Hatzidakis, said speaking at the stand of OT.gr at the Thessaloniki International fair