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At least 741 workers died in workplace accidents in first five months of 2017: Report

At least 741 workers died in the first five months of 2017 in workplace accidents, with at least 146 worker deaths in May alone, according to a report recently released by a non-governmental organization dealing with worker health and safety issues.

Homegrown app provides lone workers with sense of security

A Greek software company based in the northwestern town of Ioannina is having a global impact thanks to a new app protecting lone workers. "Lone workers" is the term used to describe employees who work in isolation from others, without close or direct supervision of any sort, human or electronic.

Labor Ministry retreats on social security law

The government is retreating on the social security contributions payable by freelance workers who issue invoices for series rendered, as the clauses of the law introduced by former labor and social security minister Giorgos Katrougalos and the circulars published have complicate the situation to such an extent that thousands of workers still don't know how much they are supposed to pay.

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